THE ODOUR OF DEATH

RICHARD KUMENGISA KUMENGISAB1@GMAIL.COM 1304883626043

HORROR

1980s & '90s

RICHARD KUMENGISA

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It is the story of a journey between two Cameroonian towns in the course of which corruption and retrogression are depicted while a battle goes on between a moribund AIDS patient and a traveller, a teacher and moralist, fight. The patient is possessed of supernatural power which he does not lose even after death at four fifths of the journey. The wayfarers go through hell to get him to his destination

Genre

Horror,

Short Summary

The AIDS patient's supernatural power enables him to pursue revenge on the teacher who had taught and disciplined him in secondary school. He is able to control the movement of the vehicle and this is preceded by a certain odour like that from a corpse whic h greatly frightens the teacher.


After burial witchdoctors ha to chase the spirit of the late patient from the vicinity but the teacher is not sure that he is free.

Setting

Bamenda, Cameroon

Based on a True Story

No

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Cyprian Chefor.

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Honorable, Patriotic, Strong Moral Code, Decisive, Aggressive, Educated, Empathetic, Leader, Modest, Selfless, Blunt, Desperate, Faithful

Additional Character Details

Name: Pa Bonki

Age: 70

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Honorable, Outspoken, Strong Moral Code, Aggressive, Blunt, Educated, Heroic

Additional Character Details

Name: John the Cheat

Age: 22

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Greedy, Lone Wolf, Manipulative, Uneducated, Blunt, Badass, Desperate, Power-hungry, Unapologetic, Villainous, Crazy, Criminal, Insecure, Sarcastic, Secretive

Additional Character Details

Name: The Tycoon

Age: 60

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Aggressive, Badass, Manipulative, Power-hungry, Seductive, Adventurous, Confident, Criminal, Greedy

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2012

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Supplemental Materials

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