His Majesty's Trial (The Usurper: and Other Stories Book 5)

His Majesty's Trial (The Usurper: and Other Stories Book 5)

by Janvier Chouteu-Chando

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Overview

When the debased Njoumen seeks sanctuary in his grandfather's royal palace, she is more concerned about her mental health. As she glosses in her recovered status as a princess and unleashes the full force of her free-spiritedness, her unfamiliar ways make her the source of attention, even though nobody knows what she wants in life.

That is, until she engages her grandfather the king. What she wants most is a man of the heart to fill the void in her soul, a sense of worth her husband never stirred in her bosom.

So, when three years after, Njoumen's dejected husband challenges this dignified African king in a French administrative court for marrying off his unhappily-married grand-daughter, we see a clash of occidental and African cultures that is unprecedented in the land. Did the African king break the law of France, the new colonial master, by exercising his royal prerogative?

"His Majesty's Trial" is the fifth story in the short story collection entitled "The Usurper: and Other Stories", and it precedes "The Dowry".

Product Details

BN ID: 2940157473938
Publisher: TISI BOOKS
Publication date: 02/27/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 282 KB

About the Author

Janvier Chouteu-Chando, who grew up in the USA, The Netherlands, Russia and Cameroon, has written several bestselling novels including “Triple Agent Double Cross”, “Flash of the Sun”, “The Union Moujik”, “Disciples of Fortune”, and “The Girl on the Trail”; and the short story collections “The Usurper: and Other Stories”, and “Me Before Them”. He is the author of acclaimed works of nonfiction, including “How Donald Trump Won the 2016 Presidential Election and Disarrayed the Political Establishment”, “Ukraine: The Tug-of-war between Russia and the West”, “BROKEN: ENGAGEMENT: Why a Donald Trump Win in the 2016 Presidential Election Defies the Predictions of the Media and the Political Establishment”, “Cameroon: The Haunted Heart of Africa”, “Cameroon: France's Dysfunctional Puppet System in Africa”. He splits his time between the United States and Cameroon.

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