Janvier Tisi Disciples of Fortune

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Disciples of Fortune

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A Jew in the German colonial army in Kamerun adopts Josef Nana Njike and takes him to Germany. While in Germany, Josef studies Agronomy and flirts with political ideologies. When he returns to Kamerun after a failed attempt to marry his first love, and without their son, Hans, he is his benefactor's Disciple with a mission.

Josef is a man with unusual strengths and makes unprecedented sacrifices while building his business empire and shaping the political future of his people. He confronts the realities of colonial rule without the protection of his benefactor, grapples with the bizarre challenges of French rule, and loses the heir to his legacy without losing his vision for his people.

Hans escapes Nazi Germany to Kamerun where he joins his father and new family. He begins the third generation of the Njike family in a land with a mysterious way of transforming heroes to victims and villains to masters.

The zest for life, the search for its true meaning,and the unequivocal love for family weave the characters into this spellbinder.

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A Jew in the German colonial army in Kamerun adopts Josef Nana Njike and takes him to Germany. While in Germany, Josef studies Agronomy. He later returns to Kamerun after a failed attempt to marry his first love, and without their son, Hans. Josef is a man with unusual strengths and makes unprecedented sacrifices while building his business empire. He confronts the realities of colonial rule without the protection of his benefactor, grapples with the bizarre challenges of French rule, and loses his favorite son without losing his vision for his people. Hans escapes from Nazi Germany to Kamerun to meet his father and new family. He created the third generation of the Njike family in a land with a mysterious way of transforming heroes to victims and villains to masters. The zest for life, the search for its true meaning, and the unequivocal love for family weave the characters into this spellbinder.

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When the variously-gifted Josef Nana Njike tells his sons that "...a successful man in life owes a lot to society..." he does not imagine the impact those words would have on his legacy after his death.However,his life story as an orphaned whiz-kid who overcame challenges to become a college graduate, then matured into a man who embracing overwhelming responsibilities and presided over a renowned family and business empire, makes him a humble man with an advanced vision.

As the ideas of the legend unfold, the reactionary forces out to destroy his vision become more vicious until they finally find his Achilles Heel in his family. Nevertheless, just like him, his family survives in their audacious mission to sustain his legacy in the chaos that engulfs their world.

Disciples of Fortune creates a willing suspension of disbelief through down-to-earth characters, credible scenarios and an interplay of worldly forces that brings the story to life with alacrity and permanence in the mind of the reader.

The characters in the saga are exquisite as they navigate both worlds of good and evil with clear or hazy intentions. Even in their triumphs and failures, the quasi conventional lifestyles of the characters portray the futility of their situations in an environment where life has absolutely no permanence or guarantees.

In this novel where noblesse, love,rancor, dignity, honor and hope are considered requisites for the advancement of humanity, sources of inspiration abound that are the hallmark of any great epic.

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