a ration of thorns
By Jumoke Okuwobi

About this book

A Ration of Thorns is a narrative, compelling and suspense-filled novel. It is a story told from three perspective all centered on an act of infidelity. · Lydia; the high flying business executive wife’. · Mike; the supportive husband and tragic character. · Femi; the Doctor, friend and mediator.   The story is told by these characters on the consequence of a single act of infidelity by Lydia and the unknown/resulting outcome of that act. The story also centers on the cruelty of lust, the fragility of love and the power of forgiveness. After years of struggling with infertility, Lydia Adeyeri has a one night affair with a stranger of another race and colour and gets pregnant. Unable to keep this as a secret she reveals the act to her husband and thus began a battle of wits and the road to self-discovery and forgiveness for this middle aged couple. The story also explores a man’s perspective on adultery and health. Noticed an error in this book? Send a mail to to report it

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