In the Nigerian village of Umuiyi, the water is sweet and plentiful, the corn swells golden, the goats and chickens thrive, and the trappers bring home antelopes. But the villagers owe their prosperity to a dark pact: every four years, they sacrifice seven of their children to a bloodthirsty god.
Ure, the headstrong teenaged daughter of a powerful patriarch, challenges this in “The Promise Under The Iroko Tree” by Petra Okeke-Bestman.
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