Behind The Scenes And Other Stories
The fifteen stories in this anthology are hundred percent Eastern African. Most of them have been authored by budding narrators as they confidently take a plunge to claim space in the literary world.
The thematic aspect delved into in these stories includes, gender relationships and roles, human rights abuse, corruption, love, betrayal and vengeance.. These vivid narrations explore human nature, life, and diverse aspects that spice it.
1. Mugure Thagichu- Kenya
6.Wangui Wa Ruga-Kenya
Compiler: Nahashon Harrison
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Appeasing Satan By Nahashon HarrisonAdd to cart
This is a compilation of completely scintillating erotic stories. The author insists than anybody exploring this book should read the stories according to the order herein to achieve hundred percent reader satisfaction. As the the dominant story goes…
Peggy dumps Jaden his college sweetheart because of an unavoidable circumstance. When she gets married to Liam, she is determined to help him in all his endeavors. She learns to love him as time passes by.
She engages herself in a sexual immorality to help her husband secure a job. After two decades, the very past had been buried and forgotten. It is unbelievable how that dark past crawls back to her life and destroys her family…would she rise above those tribulations.
The other stories featured in this book are completely erotic. It is the eloquence and vividness in them that makes “APPEASING SATAN” an outstanding piece of literature.
A Walk In The Shoes Of A Sadist By Nahashon HarrisonAdd to cart
Randy Gatogo was born the most awaited bundle of joy by his parents. He grows up with an abnormal craving for blood spillage. There are the days he wanted to close his eyes and inhale the enticing smell of fresh blood. A jugular vein pulsating made him want to bay for blood.
As a boy, he enjoyed killing defenseless cats and dogs. His happiness depended on inflicting pain and suffering. Watching the animals writhe in pain gave him crazy contentment. The nature of a sadist drives him to commit atrocities in school. He was the mastermind of a strike in Kasuku primary school. He knew they would come looking for him so that he could stand behind his mess and suffer the repercussions of his actions. Apart from being a sadist, he was a notorious rebel.
He successfully escapes Kasuku village and seeks refuge in the Rift Valley capital. He turns to a notorious drug peddler for survival. Something tragic happens, and he loses his best friend in a gun battle in Nakuru town. Randy blames the whole ordeal and mostly its genesis on a woman. That is where the trait of misogynism in him originates. He resolves to pick a vendetta by running a deadly scheme of murdering prostitutes and any woman who crosses his path.
He perpetrates a series of murders in the past and swears to commit even more killings in the future to avenge his best friend. At some point, he is crazy enough to come to his mother’s rescue from the domestic violence subjected to her by his father. His father later dies in a mysterious circumstance.
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People I Badly Want To Smack In The FaceRead more
People I badly want to smack in the face is a conpilation of novellas. The main story goes…
Ndanu was the little girl who lived in Kawangware slums with her parents.The narrator lets you peek in the little girls life as he takes you through it stage by stage. He lets you walk in her shoes.There are the little dark secrets people will never tell.It revolves around the crazy roller-coaster of life.Does she end up a victor after her grit to solve the horrible maze of life?
There are the little victories and massive failure.At some point,she confesses that she abhorred to feel her heart thumping.She only wished that if only her heart would stop beating.At the verge of her journey,she turns into someone she never thought she’d become.This was after the botched attempt to assassinate her foreign husband.
Life’s not about the plans you make but the achievements yo manage to conquer.There will always be the twist of fate that no man can dodge. No matter how swift or intelligent you are,things will always perk on their own.The story revolves around fate,opportunity,misfortune and luck.From the heart of Kawangware slums originates a story vividly told…from the author of “Conquest by will”
Conquest by will By Nahashon HarrisonAdd to cart
In the deep valleys of River Mathioya lived a couple.Harrison and Jane were happily married.Life in the rural area was challenging but they were contented. In those days, westernization had not penetrated the interiors of Kenya yet. The couple’s livelihood depended on farming and fishing.
In 1987, their firstborn son was born. Later in 1989, the second and last born followed. The native’s source of livelihood was becoming unpopular. Harrison moved out to a little town and adopted shop-keeping as an alternative career. Jane was left behind to take care of their two sons.
Later in 1991, the unexpected happened. Harrison fell ill. Attempts by doctors to save his life proved futile and he passed on. Hepatocellular carcinoma took away his life. He was buried at the banana plantation behind their house. The widowed Jane was disappointed by the dramatic turn of events. She felt that the world was against her. She took their two sons and took them to her maternal home very far away from Mathioya. Later, she leaves her sons behind in the care of their grandmother. As the sole provider to her family, she dealt with cheap labor. As a mother, she ensured her sons schooled like everyone else’.The challenges were immense but worth it.From the deep valleys of Mathioya originates a story so breathtaking and captivating…as Nahashon Harrison vividly narrates.
A World With No AirAdd to cart
“A world with no air” is a compelling story that revolves around the life of an African boy. It is a i journey of one man inside himself engulfed with an overwhelming quest for liberation. It is a clear picture of how an average African boy fights to survive in the underprivileged world. It reflects a journey through barricades and dangerous hiccups. It is a pure example of what it means to hit rock bottom.
“As I walked along the tiny road that runs from Kenya Clay Works to the other side of the road that connects O.J and Ruiru town, I tried to figure out what Gmail and email entails. I came up with a genius idea, may be email means when you send electronic mail, and Gmail means when someone sends a mail using a generator. I did not know. I looked at the piece of paper and ripped it into shreds”