by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria/US)
2013/ 496 pages
rating: 9.5 / contemp. immigrant fiction
I read both of Adiche’s prior novels, Purple Hibiscus and Half a Yellow Sun, years ago – when they were published to much acclaim. This one is better, Adiche has matured, she has a message – or two. I haven’t read her short story collection, The Thing Around Your Neck – I probably should.
The story here starts in the US where Ifemubu, a well-educated, professional 30-something Nigerian-American woman is preparing to leave the US >>>>MORE>>>>