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Tested as are their loyalties to one another Epic ambitious and triumphantly realized Half of a Yellow Sun is a remarkable novel about moral responsibility about the end of colonialism about ethnic allegiances about class and race and the ways in which love can complicate them all Adichie brilliantly evokes the promise and the devastating disappointments that marked this time and place bringing us one of the most powerful dramatic and intensely emotional pictures of modern Africa that we have ever ha. She did it again And she did it again masterfully While reading this novel I was often thinking of Garc a M ru

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Half of a Yellow Sun

A masterly haunting new novel from a writer heralded by The Washington Post Book World as “the 21st century daughter of Chinua Achebe” Half of a Yellow Sun re creates a seminal moment in modern African history Biafra’s impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria in the 1960s and the chilling violence that followed With astonishing empathy and the effortless grace of a natural storyteller Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie weaves together the lives of three characters swept up in t. A few months ago I read Chinua Achebe s autobiography There Was a Country which depicted Nigeria s Bia

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He turbulence of the decade Thirteen year old Ugwu is employed as a houseboy for a university professor full of revolutionary zeal Olanna is the professor’s beautiful mistress who has abandoned her life of privilege in Lagos for a dusty university town and the charisma of her new lover And Richard is a shy young Englishman in thrall to Olanna’s twin sister an enigmatic figure who refuses to belong to anyone As Nigerian troops advance and the three must run for their lives their ideals are severely. The world was silent when we diedThis casual statement he once heard is used as the title of a book written by o


10 thoughts on “Half of a Yellow Sun

  1. says:

    It came to me as an epiphany as I barreled through the last few pages of this book blanketed in my Sunday evening lethargy marveling at Adichie's graceful evocation of a forgotten time and place and feeling the embarrassment of having known nothing about the Biafran war that somewhere in the Gaza strip the maimed bodies of children must lie strewn amidst the debris of their former lives while vicious debates rage on twitter in which people

  2. says:

    A few months ago I read Chinua Achebe’s autobiography “There Was a Country” which depicted Nigeria’s Biafran War 1967 1970 This book also deals with the events before and leading up to the war This book was marvelous The story just flows for the most part and the language used is so evocative I’m sure people who

  3. says:

    Magic Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie born 1977 seemed to possess a magic wand that she was able to weave a story that was not supposed to be interesting for me an Asian who have not been to Africa except seeing parts of that continent in the movies and reading Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart Adichie turned an “uninterest

  4. says:

    I read only about one third of this novel Adichie's CNA writing doesn't agree with me at all And the characters are so flat they should be able to slide under a door trouble free The characters don't even bother to play their role with its limited definition Instead they keep pounding their fists on a table and shouting out what their role is supposed to be I am a sardonic bitch I am sooo non racist you won't even believ

  5. says:

    The world was silent when we diedThis casual statement he once heard is used as the title of a book written by one of the character

  6. says:

    Something of a disappointmentIt is not often that a novel comes to hand that has been prized praised and pre inflated Half of a Yellow Sun was in that category when I opened it and began to read And I was captivated immediately I read the fir

  7. says:

    Really loved this book Some of the characters were a bit bland and boring but it still kept me interested in them

  8. says:

    5★“At the gates Biafran soldiers were waving cars through They looked distinguished in their khaki uniforms boots shining half o

  9. says:

    She did it again And she did it again masterfully While reading this novel I was often thinking of García Máruez’s wor

  10. says:

    When Nigeria gained its independence from Britain in 1960 it stood to be one of the most prosperous productive and influential nations on the continent Rich with natural resources including vast reserves of oil it possessed an educated middle

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