ISBN 9789956726530
Pages 188
Dimensions 203 x 127 mm
Published 2011
Publisher Langaa RPCIG, Cameroon
Format Paperback

Within the Walls of Hell

by Taniform Martin Wanki

The Land of Eternal Discomfort is a place where no one wants to go. It is hot and dirty. One is sure to experience depression once there and sleep is a luxury no longer attainable in that place. Unbelievable though it may seem one enters the Land of Eternal Discomfort by choice. It is a place destined for those who did not live a righteous life according to the Creator. The kind of life one lives down below determines where they go thereafter. For the seven characters in this play, the love of power and the hatred for those different and inferior to themselves leads them to choose a life of luxury gained through deceit, theft, adultery and murder. Against all the Creator’s commands, they chose to live lives of self-gratification ignoring their obligations to their fellow man. The choice they made was for their lives down there but they will forever live with the consequences in their lives thereafter. Life down there does not last forever and the characters are destined to meet the Messenger at which time the choice will have already been made. When you finally meet the Messenger, pray that he is ushering you into the Land of Eternal Happiness because in the other place you are doomed forever. In the Land of Eternal Discomfort the gate can only open to let someone in. It cannot open to let anyone out. Once you are in there you can never get out again.

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About the Author

Taniform Martin Wanki

Taniform Martin Wanki was born in Santa, North West Region of Cameroon. He holds a BA in English and a Higher Professional Teachers’ Diploma (DIPES 1) in English Modern Letters from the University of Yaounde 1. He currently teaches English and Literature in English at Government Bilingual High School, Bamenda. He is actively involved in promoting Human Rights and Social Justice in Cameroon.

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