Enter our March 2015 book giveaway competition to win a copy of Children of the Street (by Kwei Quartey). A physician and novelist, Ghanaian author Kwei Quartey is the best selling author of Wife of the Gods (2009), Children of the Street (2011), Murder at Cape Three Points (2014). He anticipates publication of the fourth Darko Dawson novel in the series, Gold of the Fathers, in early January 2016. Quartey currently lives in Pasedena, California.
In Spotlight this month, Africa Book Club interviews Kwei Quartey. A crime fiction writer, Quartey made the Los Angeles Times Bestseller List in 2009. The following year, the G.O.G. National Book Club awarded him the title of Best Male Author. Having published Wife of the Gods (2009), Children of the Street (2011), Murder at Cape Three Points (2014), he anticipates publication of the fourth Darko Dawson novel in the series, Gold of the Fathers, in early January 2016. Quartey currently lives in Pasedena, California
Our selection for October is Wife of the Gods. Enter this month’s competition for a chance to win a copy of this acclaimed debut novel by Ghanaian author, Dr. Kwei Quartey. Published in 2010 by Random House, Wife of the Gods introduces Detective Inspector Darko Dawson – a dedicated family man, rebel in the office, ace in the field–and one of the most appealing sleuths to come along in years. When we first meet Dawson, he’s been ordered by his cantankerous boss to leave behind his loving wife and young son in Ghana’s capital city to lead a murder investigation
Author Kwei Quartey earns a nod of admiration for his literary performance in Wife of the Gods. Quartey eloquently constructed a tale that exhibited authentic Ghanaian culture. Whether by describing various foods, languages, or customs, Quartey seemed to effortlessly familiarize the reader to numerous traditions.