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The boat will not move by Maina Ndugo

The boat will not move
By Maina Ndugo

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In 'The boat will not move,' George and his uncle make a deal with the spirits of the lake however things changed and he must break the deal to be free. Will the truth really set him free? Plus five more short stories.

Excerpt from The cornered vulture:

As usual, they stood on the road waiting for their dues. The women paid them and they allowed the handcarts to pass. Bicycle and motor cycle operators were not spared either. It would be easier to catch a black cat in the dark than pass through them without payments. Atieno noticed one of them looking at her but she avoided eye contact. Once it was their turn to pass, the young man in a blue cap moved closer to them like a lion ready to pounce on its prey and she almost froze in fear. She had heard of their ruthlessness and brutality towards her community and prayed she would not be another victim. The man c...
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