A review- The Polygamist

Author: Sue Nyathi
Cover rating:3/5
Overall rating:4/5
Themes: love, sexual gender-based violence, family, lies, betrayal, HIV and AIDS, women empowerment

Summary
The Polygamist is a story about Jonasi (the polygamist) and his four wives which are Joyce, Matipa, Lindani and Essie. Joyce decides to get married to Jonasi even though he doesn’t have a lot of money and Joyce doesn’t pursue her studies. Everything takes a twist when Jonasi acquires a lot of wealth and meets other women. Jonasi is abusive, Joyce and Matipa have been victims of sexual gender-based violence. Sadly when Jonasi falls sick he decides to go back to  Joyce his wife he has mistreated.

What I loved about the book
* The author highlighted that some women are sexually abused by their spouses.
*Women being able to make  their own decisions

Favourite character
Matipa

Favourite quote
“I felt like I was getting a preview into my future if I remained in Jonasi’s life. I made up my mind that I was going to walk away from all of this whilst I had a fighting chance.”
Do I recommend this book? Yes

Will I be reading a book written by this author? Yes

Published by tcndangana

The girl with an overactive imagination

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