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Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"That's the problem. You read more about books than you read actual books." Genre: Literary Fiction Pages: 477 Published: May 14, 2013 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she… Continue reading Review: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Review: Half Of A Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

“Education is a priority! How can we resist exploitation if we don’t have the tools to understand exploitation?” Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 433 Published: September 12th, 2006 Rate: 4 ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Synopsis A masterly, haunting new novel from a writer heralded by The Washington Post Book World as “the 21st-century daughter of Chinua Achebe,” Half… Continue reading Review: Half Of A Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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The Women’s Prize For Fiction Reading Project

Hey Reader, I'm not one for literary prizes and for the longest I didn't care for them until I came across The Women's Prize For Fiction back in 2017. Going through the their long and short lists I realised that it's something I'm quite interested in and I wanted to read them all. Here's the… Continue reading The Women’s Prize For Fiction Reading Project

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Review: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"In her life, her childhood, you snatched the food up, whatever it was, and ate it." Genre:  Fiction, short story Pages: 218 Published: 1st September, 2009 Rate: 3.5  Goodreads Synopsis The stories in this collection from Orange-Prize winner Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie straddle the cultures of Nigeria and the West. Her characters battle with the responsibilities… Continue reading Review: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie