The Witch Doctor's Wife

The Witch Doctor's Wife

Large Print - 2010 | Large print ed
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Raised as the child of missionaries in the Congo, the author of the Den of Antiquity mystery series uses her intimate knowledge of the landscape as the backdrop for a stunning new novel.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Kennebec Large Print, 2010
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410423917
Branch Call Number: LP MYS MYE
Characteristics: 473 p. (large print) ; 22 cm

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toxxicduck
Dec 22, 2018

Learning about the Congo while reading a mystery novel was great! I thought the ending and certain characters reactions/personalities were cheesy, though I understand mystery novels are meant to be that way sometimes. Cripple was my favorite character. Now I have to read the next books to find out what happens with Amanda.

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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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