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  • Wife of the Gods (Darko Dawson #1) by Kwei Quartey

    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6105001-wife-of-the-gods

    Wife of the Gods has 2,088 ... young son in Ghana’s capital city to lead a murder investigation: ... young women are given as trokosi or wives of the gods, ...

  • Ritual servitude - Wikipedia

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    Ritual servitude is a ... (wife or follower of the god). ... This is the origin and meaning of the term "wives of the gods." Many trokosi and vudusi have described ...

  • Virgin wives of the fetish Gods - Ghana's trokosi tradition

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    Virgin wives of the fetish Gods - Ghana's trokosi tradition. ... she became a trokosi – the wife and slave of the shrine’s war god, and therefore of its priest.

  • Trokosi: slave to the gods on Vimeo

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    The trokosi system is a traditional religious practice found in parts of Ghana, ... Trokosi: slave to the gods. ... As a 'wife' to the gods, ...

  • Amazon.com: Wife of the Gods: A Novel (A Darko Dawson ...

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    "Kwei Quartey's wonderful Inspector Darko Dawson mystery, Wife of the Gods, ... The novels title, 'Wife of the Gods', refers to a local tradition, the "trokosi": ...

  • BBC Stories - Brigitte was labelled a "trokosi" - a wife...

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    Brigitte was labelled a "trokosi" - a wife of the gods - at the age of just 7. She went on a journey through Ghana and Togo to find out why her family...

  • 'Wife Of The Gods': A West African Medical Mystery : NPR

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    "They do a lot of hard work for him," Quartey says of the trokosi. "And once they've reached puberty, he has sex with them." In Wife of the Gods, the murdered AIDS ...

  • Wife of the Gods - Wikipedia

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    Wife of the Gods: An Inspector Darko Dawson Mystery is a Ghanaian-American detective novel by doctor and novelist Kwei Quartey. ... known as the trokosi.

  • Wife of the Gods: A Novel: Kwei Quartey: 9781400067596 ...

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    Wife of the Gods: A ... girls are offered by their families to fetish priests as trokosi, or Wives of the Gods. ... an The wife and many of the secondary ...

  • Wife of the Gods by by Kwei Quartey: Summary and reviews

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    The Child-Wives of the Gods Wife of the Gods refers to a practice in Ghana known as trokosi. A trokosi is a young girl who is given to the village priest, also known ...

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