The Son of the House: the bestseller of the year!

An acclaimed international best-seller....and an incredibly powerful story


Prof. Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia is a distinguished lawyer, a Professor of Health Law, a member of the Decide Capital investment in Health core group as well as the founder of the Centre for Health Ethics, Law and Development, an influencing think-tank bolstering equity and health policy across Africa.


Would you think this is enough? Well, it turns out that in addition to this, Cheluchi is an accomplished novelist whose latest book "the Son of the House" is acclaimed the world over. An incredibly poignant story of two women and a breathtaking picture of Nigeria, this incredible novel tells the story of 


The lives of two Nigerian women divided by class and social inequality intersect when they're kidnapped, held captive, and forced to await their fate together.

In the Nigerian city of Enugu, young Nwabulu, a housemaid since the age of ten, dreams of becoming a typist as she endures her employers’ endless chores. She is tall and beautiful and in love with a rich man’s son.

Educated and privileged, Julie is a modern woman. Living on her own, she is happy to collect the gold jewellery lovestruck Eugene brings her, but has no intention of becoming his second wife.

When a kidnapping forces Nwabulu and Julie into a dank room years later, the two women relate the stories of their lives as they await their fate.


It is a soul-touching story, one that no reader can put down. Those words echo long after you put the book down:  the colours, sounds, the feelings as well as the whirlwind of fates and drama linger on to stay with you... Publishers Penguin offer an illustrated "teaser" which you can play hereunder:



Our advice: buy it now while it is available! Click here to find it on Amazon and enjoy your read!




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