In My Temptations, Kemonde Wangmonde narrates the story of a young man, Victor Nyiko, who rises from being a nonentity to a prosperous police officer. Encouraged by one of his teachers, the young Victor Nyiko seeks to become a teacher himself. But before he can sit for the entrance examination to get into a teachers’ training college, his role model leaves the teaching service. Victor’s father, who would rather see his son become a soldier just like him, forbids him from pursuing his dream.
A graduate of Chemistry, Julius Sseremba started writing in 2002. The Ugandan author has written articles and short stories for local newspapers in his home country. His debut book, By the African Fire was first published in 2006 by Mallory Publishers, as part of a new fiction series in conjunction with the British Council, that sought to showcase innovative work from young writers in Africa.