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Victims of Circumstance

Victims of Circumstance is based on the Igbo cultural practice of Osu Caste system. In the course of the narrative, the descendants of Ezeako automatically become Osu-outcasts-following the sacrifice of their father, Ezeako, to an oracle of Ogwugwu.

Having assumed this status, the Ezeako children who have now become a village (Umuezeako) are no longer treated as free citizens but rather as social outcasts.

This discrimination culminates in the collapse of the relationship between Ego and Nduka.

Weight 0.225 kg
Author

Joel Okwuchukwu Oruche

Publisher

Lantern Books

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