What is the book His Only Wife about?

His Only Wife is a witty, smart, and moving debut novel about a brave young woman traversing the minefield of modern life with its taboos and injustices, living in a world of men who want their wives to be beautiful, to be good cooks and mothers, to be women who respect their husbands and grant them forbearance.

What genre is his only wife?

Domestic Fiction
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How many pages is his only wife?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781643751467
Publication date: 08/03/2021
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 69,510
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Where is His Only Wife set?

His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie is an engaging novel set in Ghana about a young woman’s journey as she navigates society and social expectations.

What happens in his only wife?

“His Only Wife follows the story of Afi Tekple, a young seamstress in Ho who is chosen by the wealthy Ganyo family to marry their son, Elikem, in a bid to get him out of the clutches of another woman.

Where does the book his only wife take place?

It’s a story of values-modern vs. traditional. It’s a feminist story about independent women. His Only Wife is set in Africa but it could have been set in the US, or just about anywhere in the world. At its heart, it’s about love and deciding what’s acceptable and what’s not when it comes to love.

Why was my husband profiled as a workaholic?

He must have known that my job often took me abroad, and he probably had me profiled as a workaholic, as insensitive to my wife’s needs as I was trusting of her fidelity. By then we’d been married for some time and had two young children. While I was away, my wife stayed at home taking care of the kids.

What was the name of my Wife’s Affair?

A familiar voice uttered it, though: my wife’s. It wasn’t by way of an introduction, although years later I did wonder how that might have gone. “Honey, you’ve seen that handsome man with the blond hair, broad shoulders and light tan who lives at number 18? His name’s Colin.” But no.

Why was AFI chosen as his only wife?

Eli has another woman and Afi has been chosen to marry Eli so that she can get rid of this woman who the family, and especially Eli’s mom don’t like. His Only Wife is a coming of age story-Afi grows up a lot throughout her marriage. It’s a story of values-modern vs. traditional.