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the gods of women have gone mad
By Wole Akosile
   

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Rolami is a place where culture and tradition hold the fabric of society together. Its custodians are the gods of Rolami and their servants, the elders and the chief’s council. This council ensures no one dare defies them. The chiefs have the spoken oracle of the gods. Lami, the young daughter of a village chief leads a revolt against age-long traditions which seem to marginalize women. Her fight is much to the chagrin of the council of chiefs and her family. They had great difficulty managing her insurrection because of her privileged status and the growing sentiments for change in the youths. This discontent is ignited by her message of enlightenment. Her forced circumcision a normal rite of passage in Rolami sets up a cataclysmic set of events that lead to irreversible changes in the village of Rolami. Are these changes for better or worse? It depends on who is telling the story and who is listening. Noticed an error in this book? Send a mail to flag@okadabooks.com to report it

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