Half Of A Yellow Sun Abridged 6 360

Half Of A Yellow Sun Abridged 6/360 by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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ISBN
9780007259359
Date Released
Binding
Audio
 
Dimensions
125 x 142mm

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This highly anticipated novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is set in Nigeria during the 1960s, at the time of a vicious civil war in which a million people died and thousands were massacred in cold blood.

The three main characters in the novel are swept up in the violence during these turbulent years. One is a young boy from a poor village who is employed at a university lecturer's house. The other is a young middle–class woman, Olanna, who has to confront the reality of the massacre of her relatives. And the third is a white man, a writer who lives in Nigeria for no clear reason, and who falls in love with Olanna's twin sister, a remote and enigmatic character.

As these people's lives intersect, they have to question their own responses to the unfolding political events. This extraordinary novel is about Africa in a wider sense: about moral responsibility, about the end of colonialism, about ethnic allegiances, about class and race; and about the ways in which love can complicate all of these things.
ISBN:
9780007259359
Publication Date:
01 / 10 / 2007
Dimensions:
125 x 142mm

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