Good Reads You Can Access Instantly this Lock Down 1

It’s no longer news that the COVID-19 pandemic has held the whole world hostage, regardless of age, gender, culture, social standing or economic status. Global economy has been put on slow motion, and concepts like stay at home, social distancing, work from home, home schooling, staying safe and regular washing of hands are fast becoming our new normal. Top on the list are the stay at home/ work from home directives, which is becoming more boring by the day, as people are fast running out of options on how to make their stay at home more enjoyable.

In any case, if there’s one point all book lovers agree on, it is the fact that reading never goes out of fashion.

if there’s one point all book lovers agree on, it is the fact that reading never goes out of fashion #lockdownreads #COVID19 #stayathome

So, in this series, we recommend some good books you can access and start reading instantly on your mobile device this lock down. First on the list is The Betrayal, a collection of stories by Magnus Ekpiken.

About The Betrayal by Magnus Ekpiken

The Betrayal is a collection of six well-crafted short stories, portraying typical happenings in the contemporary African society, with exciting plot twists leading to unpredictable endings.

The Betrayal is a collection of 6 short stories, portraying typical happenings in the contemporary African society, with exciting plot twists leading to unpredictable endings. @magicmagnus2 #lockdownreads #COVID19 #stayathome

The stories include, ‘The Letter’, a short story about the tragedy of an incest which erupted into a domino of dire consequences, ‘The Umbrella’ – the story of a man driven by a desire for success, who eventually loses out; and ‘The Curfew’, the comic story of a man who is drawn into a one-day fast that eventually lasted for three days, owing to circumstances beyond his control.

The stories highlight some shortfalls of the modern African society, for instance, the hypocrisy that exists in present day religion ion. @magicmagnus2 #lockdownreads #COVID19 #stayathome

The stories highlight some shortfalls of the modern African society, for instance, the hypocrisy that exists in present day religion. It also teaches valuable moral lessons, such as the fact that having noble dreams won’t suffice for success; while emphasizing on the need for patience in relationships, because things are not always the way they seem.

The Betrayal by Magnus Ekpiken @magicmagnus2 is now available on @Bambooks, @okadabooks, @amazon, apple books, kobo and other online bookstores. Buy yours here: bit.ly/BuyTheBetrayalBook #lockdownreads #COVID19 #stayathome

Buy The Betrayal by Magnus Ekpiken

The Betrayal also teaches valuable moral lessons, such as the fact that having noble dreams won’t suffice for success. @magicmagnus2 #lockdownreads#COVID19 #stayathome #TheBetrayal

About the Author

img-20200305-wa0000Magnus Ekpiken is from the Efik tribe in Cross River State, Nigeria. He holds a BSc (Accounting) and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Calabar and Bayero University, Kano, respectively.

Though his background is Accounting/Finance, he has been fascinated by the literary world from a young age. Most of the stories in this work were written during Magnus’ undergraduate days. A few were read more

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The Betrayal emphasizes the need for patience in relationships, because things are not always the way they seem. @magicmagnus2 #lockdownreads #COVID19 #stayathome