Blossoms of the Savannah

by Henry Ole Kulet

KSh 485

Blossoms of the Savannah by Henry ole Kulet is the story of two sisters, Taiyo and Resian, who are on the verge of womanhood and torn between their personal ambitions and the humiliating duty to the Nasila tradition. Relocation to their rural home heralds a cultural alienation born of their refusal to succumb to female genital mutilation and early marriages. In pursuit of the delicate and elusive socio-economic cultural balance in Nasila, Ole. Kaelo, the girls’ father is ensnared by a corrupt extortionist. To extricate himself he sends his daughters into a flat-spin labyrinth from which they have to struggle to escape.


  1. njugunawinnie

    nice book my rating is at 5

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Henry Ole Kulet

Henry Ole Kulet is quite a prolific author and writes in English. Often, his novels depict the Maasai culture which is the frame for most of his narratives. Ole Kulet is a renowned author whose other titles include the award winning Blossoms of the Savannah, Bandits of Kibi, Moran no More, Daughter of Maa and Vanishing Herds.