The Woman with Child
Kporder bristles with the daily drama of village life amidst Torgbiwo, Bokorwo, bondsmen, beautiful women, the good people of the land and other neighbouring villages. Bokor Dagbi, who is also custodian of the Warriors’ Caves, is at the centre of the drama that unfolds. One day, a madman, one of the many that travel from village to village, comes to stay in Kporder.
The Woman with Child, a mysterious woman, who finds herself in Kporder, believes that the madman is more than just a madman. Woman-with-Child decides to take him on. Then the plot thickens.
“A very engaging way of writing with good characterisation and dialogue. It moves at an acceptable pace and offers a well-observed account of traditional life in a West African village.” — Mrs. Claire Eastland, Freelance Editor, MacMillan Press Ltd, International Division
S.O Djabeng (Mr. Djabs) is an ardent teacher of English with over four decades of experience in his field of work. He has taught English Language in Nalerigu SHS, Yilo Krobo SHS, Nifa SHS, Bawku SHS, Klo-Agogo SHS, Krobo Girls SHS, Somanya Secondary Technical School, Seaside International School, Prampram. He has been a teacher all his life and presently teaches English at His King's Academy, Atua, Odumase Krobo. Finding himself in Qathafi's Libya in 1985, bored and lonely, he wrote The Woman With Child. The novel underscores the importance of the role of women in society alongside the intrigues of village life.