The Return of the Falcon
Drobonso stands at the crossroads. The paramountcy and the chief priest, custodian of the traditional and cultural customs of the state are entangled.
The emerging Christian churches misconstrue the reasons for enactment and consolidation of these ancestral relics.
In the ensuing struggle, the writer presents an exposition on the rather “Primitive” values of our tradition and the effect of modernization on our society.
The narrator explores memories and engages the reader in dialogue.
Asare Konadu is a well-known African writer. Born in 1932 at Asaman a small community in the Asante region of Ghana. Asare Konadu started work as a journalist at the Ghana News Agency until 1963 when he decided to set his own publishing business. He was the author of many books, two of which formed part of the African Writers Series (Ordained by the Oracle and A woman in her Prime). He also wrote under his pen name Kwabena Asare Bediako (K.A. Bediako).