Road of Agony

ABOUT Joel Savage

Joel Savage
Joel Savage is a freelance writer, who enjoys the challenges of creativity and adventure.  His work is considered to be pure genre of creative nonfiction of human touch, with appeal to a broad general audience.
He was born in the central region of Ghana, Cape Coast, on January 19, 19 More...



It started in Africa, the place often referred to as the Dark Continent, in terms of colour. But there is something more associated to the term dark, which might be spiritual or might be the simple chapters of the normal growing life of the African. However, such an experience of the normal growing life is too tough to handle.

Babatunde is a young man, whose harsh experience after his father’s untimely death still haunts him. Exposed to the world at a very tender age, he meets unpleasant situations, untold hardships, physical and mental suffering, coupled with frustration, which could have led him to his grave, but he survives every ordeal.

“Road of Agony” is a marvel of the humane, sorrowful, and lucid account, in a sharper, clearer image and understanding, of how corruption is within the police, border control officers, and the army in Africa. The writer has given the truest account of what happened to him, written in a startling manner as an African writer.