"The Gift and The Curse" by Babatunde Ogungbeje. Betrayed by her own family,abused and raped by men of the underworld. Ore, a brilliant young school leaver got what she never bargained for shortly after her mother was accused of witchcraft and killed. The book "The Gift and The Curse" is a drama text that depicts her discovery, pains, troubles and recovery. The story criticizes the persecution and killing of women accused of witchcraft in Africa. The Play is tragedy and the themes are human deceit, ignorance, distrust and cruelty against fellow human. The drama text is written in English language, Yoruba language and Nigerian street language.This book is based on true life events and can be understood by any reader.