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The Sunset Honeymoon-Literary fiction on HIV/Aids versus culture
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The story unfolds in Akondo’s homestead, inside a grass thatched kitchen used by village girls as their sleeping place.

The girls’ boyfriends come to this haven to pick them up for romantic adventures. Adoyo, however, is different from her peers. She is nauseated by their conduct and never misses an opportunity to speak out her disapproval.

Akondo appears on the scene. Although above 70, Akondo practically outdoes the village youngsters in romantic adventure. He showers his lover Akuom with such attention as only he can give to this widow.

The sunset Honeymoon focus on negative cultural practices that fuel the spread of HIV/Aids. It advocates whittling down only harmful practices but defends maintenance of relevant African culture.

Categories Africa Fiction


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