“Jasper’s young widow, as custom demands, must now choose one of his brothers as surrogate spouse. Another battle ensues, this time for the hand of the delectable Amata. At first, the widow declines to shack up with her husband’s traducers. However, on the insistence of her in-laws and prodded by the Okonkwo matriarch, she finally makes her choice.”

Award-winning Nigerian author Ifeoma Chinwuba has a new novel coming out in 2023 titled Sons of the East. The novel will be published by Griots Lounge Canada, a publishing press that focuses on featuring minority African-Canadian writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction.

Sons of the East is centered on an unconventional romance narrative where a widow must marry one of her late husband’s brothers to abide by tradition.