The Witch Doctor's Wife

The Witch Doctor's Wife

Book - 2009
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Tasked with heading a missionary guest house in the Belgian Congo in 1958, Amanda Brown must set things right when a plane passenger goes missing, a giant diamond that should not exist turns up, and she finds out a witch doctor and his wife are working as her yardman and housekeeper, respectively.
Publisher: New York : Avon, 2009
Edition: First Avon paperback edition
ISBN: 9780061727832
0061727830
Branch Call Number: FICTION Mye
Characteristics: 307 pages ; 21 cm

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rlinda
Jul 26, 2013

A beautiful unusual story.
The title makes you think the story is going to head in one direction, and so the plot is very fresh and unexpected. Fun, strange details about life in the Congo.

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varaidzo89
Jul 07, 2011

A good read.

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Travelicious
May 14, 2010

I really enjoyed the story told here, as the author grew up in the Congo and paints a wonderful portrait of it. However, there are too many typographical errors. I lost count at 8, and I found them very distracting. This book needs a good proofreader!

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ready2read
Mar 03, 2010

There was something quite charming about this book.I hope it is the first in a series because I really want to visit some of these characters again. Interesting

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trepid
Dec 30, 2009

I was expecting the usual hilarious prose from this author and when I started to read the book thought it wouldn't be to my taste. It is different from what I usually read but very enjoyable, very well written.

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