One Woman's Quest...A miserable ending
By ALBERT KALUWA NGIMU
This book is about Lela, a beautiful African woman with a well-shaped body structure who unfortunately could not bear children. And in the African set up, bearing children strengthens love as it makes a man valued as a real man in society. It also brings dignity to a woman. Lela was desperately in need of a child of her own womb. Despite being married to Minga, a man who loved her immensely in spite of her bareness, the thought of not having a child and the desire to have one really troubled Lela. Having a child would add indwelling delight to her soul. Her unending quest for a child of her womb only managed to bring her unbearable misery, unthinkable affliction and broken love. This story is about the pain of true love, the blindness of it, and a treacherous quest in fulfillment of a drenching desire. It is about a man with unbreakable love for a troubled woman; A woman distressed by the pain of a lingering desire and obsessed with a need. Based on a true story, one woman’s quest chronicles the happenings not strange to contemporary African society. This is a must read story of both intrigue and misery.