Author JR Alila: The Thirteenth Widow (a novel)


 
ISBN-13: 978-1449512316 (CreateSpace-Assigned)
ISBN-10: 1449512313
BISAC: Fiction / Literary
 

In Joseph R. Alila’s THE THIRTEENTH WIDOW, a one-sided war between two boys (Omolo and Tom) in middle school turns tragic in their middle age as Chief Omolo’s secret acts not only drive Tom Okoth Oloo to his grave, but also unleash a viral plague that consumes a whole village and beyond. When Charles Okoth (Tom’s elder brother) returns to his desolate Korondo village to redeem Tom’s honor, he betroths Maria, one of Tom’s many widows, who leads him to the haunting contents of a secret diary, in which Tom paints himself as an inexcusable victim of Chief Omolo’s evil schemes…

 
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