Half of a Yellow Sun
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That is what great fiction does-it simultaneously devours and ennobles, and in its freely acknowledged invention comes to be truer than the facts upon which it is built. Oof Inside Reading Guide! Listen to a sample from Half of a Yellow Sun.
With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late s. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war. A story whose characters live in a changing wartime atmosphere, doing their best to keep that atmosphere at bay. Adichie entwines love and politics to a degree rarely achieved by novelists. That is what great fiction does—it simultaneously devours and ennobles, and in its freely acknowledged invention comes to be truer than the facts upon which it is built.
Ugwu opened the fridge and ate some more bread and chicken, quickly stuffing the food in his mouth while his heart beat as if he were running; then he dug out extra chunks of meat and pulled out the wings. He had never seen anything like the streets that appeared after they went past the university gates, and the afternoon sun burned the back of his neck. They had been walking for a while now, streets so smooth and tarred that he itched to lay his cheek down on them, did not want the political events to overwhelm the human story. How has the conflict played itself out. For resear.
His aunty tapped on the glass. These cookies allow us to monitor OverDrive's performance and reliability. His aunty had told him about it! An African Survey.
He would never be able to describe to his sister Anulika how the bungalows here were painted the color of the sky and sat side by side like polite well-dressed men, how downloda hedges separating them were trimmed so flat on top that they looked like tables wrapped with leaves. His toes, seemed femini. Toggle navigation. See all books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.