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The Joys of Motherhood

The Joys of Motherhood

by Buchi Emecheta

Amatokwu

Character Analysis

Amatokwu is Nnu Ego's first husband. When Nnu Ego fails to conceive a child, Amatokwu returns her to her father, Agbadi, in exchange for the original bride price. Amatokwu doesn't want to waste time with a wife who fails to continue his family line.

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