Half of a Yellow Sun Paperback / softback
Paperback / softback
THE WOMENâ€™S PRIZE FOR FICTION â€˜WINNER OF WINNERSâ€™ CHOSEN AS SERVICE95 BOOK CLUB'S BOOK OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST 2023 â€˜A literary masterpieceâ€™ DAILY MAIL â€˜An immense achievementâ€™ OBSERVER â€˜A gorgeous, pitiless account of love, violence and betrayalâ€™ TIME In 1960s Nigeria, three lives intersect.
Ugwu works as a houseboy for a university professor.
Olanna has abandoned her life of privilege in Lagos to live with her charismatic lover, the lecturer. And Richard, a shy Englishman, is in thrall to Olannaâ€™s enigmatic twin sister.
Amongst the horror of Nigeriaâ€™s civil war, loyalties are tested as they are pulled apart and thrown together in ways none of them imagined. Winner of the Womenâ€™s Prize for Fiction, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichieâ€™s masterpiece is a novel about race, class and the end of colonialism â€“ and the ways in which love can complicate everything. â€˜Vividly written, thrumming with life â€¦ a remarkable novelâ€™ Joyce Carol Oates â€˜Adichie entwines love and politics to a degree rarely achieved by novelistsâ€™ Elle â€˜Absolutely awesome.
One of the best books Iâ€™ve ever readâ€™ Judy Finnigan
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