No Bride Price
No Bride Price is a swift-moving novel of action set in a new African nation. Its tragic hero, Lombe, is a young and ambitious civil servant. He moves uncertainly about the slippery corridors of power, quickly falling foul of his Minister. The tensions build up within the capital until a cathartic coup bursts open the corruption. Underlying the main theme is the strange and tenacious relationship between Lombe and Miria, his town mistress.