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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Half of a Yellow Sun

€12,95

In 1960s Nigeria, a country blighted by civil war, three lives intersect. Ugwu, a boy from a poor village, works as a houseboy for a university professor. Olanna, a young woman, has abandoned her life of privilege in Lagos to live with her charismatic new lover, the professor.

And Richard, a shy English writer, is in thrall to Olanna's enigmatic twin sister. As the horrific Biafran War engulfs them, they are thrown together and pulled apart in ways they had never imagined. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's masterpiece, winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, is a novel about Africa in a wider sense: about the end of colonialism, ethnic allegiances, class and race - and about the ways in which love can complicate all of these things.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers LLC
Pages: 448
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780007200283
ISBN 10: 0007200285

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Half of a Yellow Sun

€12,95