The guy from Eastlands is no ordinary novel to just read. It brings the highlight of a poor family that has to struggle to bring themselves out of a mess created by one of their own. Alex believes in a just way of making a living but on the other hand, his brother Michael finds it absurd. He resorts to joining a syndicate that enjoys a godfather strong enough to ensure its existence. He is later brought down by the same mafias he works for. Mr. Muthee a prominent lawyer with a martial past decides to take on the fight against the syndicate and rog officers involved with a view to bringing them down completely.
The book is not just exciting and captivating but also delves in informing about the menacing drug and substance abuse especially among the ghetto. Children as young as four are not only being exposed to but are using hard drugs while in their institutions of learning. The number of children abusing prescription drugs, alcohol, bhang and cigarettes is at an all-time high. The minimum age reported for the first time use of alcohol, tobacco, and inhalants was four years. For bhang and cocaine, the minimum age for first-time experimentation/use was six years while cocaine was 10 years.