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J.A. Bowen posts on 1/1/2012 J.A. Bowen has just written a review of Americanah which you can see here
okoro chinemerem posts on 1/31/2011 4:07:35 PM Summarise Purple Hibiscus by the author to about 500 words and please send it to my mail box
Tongret Gowon posts on 1/7/2011 3:32:48 PM students will really be happy to get an expository discussion of Adiche's books on net. i would also love the books in my mail.



Basil posts on 1/2/2010 4:55:03 PM Amanda's two books, 'Purple Hibiscus' and 'Half a Yellow Sun' are good, but both books are filled with overworked cliches of 'male chauvinism' a rather condescending look on the lower class. One need just read a few pages to see gender tension and class consciousness running the works. Again,her language sounds too pretentious. Perhaps it's part of her effort to elevate the Igbo Language. But then, she should be aware of the non-Igbo speaking members of her audience and include a glossary of Igbo terms in the subsequent editions. It insults the sensibility of a reader to see a work (ostensibly written in English) having about one-third of its words coming from an obscure language with no overt explanations. The Kenyan writer, Ngugi, tried it in his works, using his native Swahili but such an era has gone. Modern readers expect something more creative, objective and Universal.Amanda is rather getting too obessed with the 'Biafran War'issue. It's about time readers got something new from her pen.I know she can do better than what she has done already because she possesses the genius. Meanwhile, she's my idol. I love her sense of humour. Cheers!
psachal ononouju posts on 9/26/2009 3:30:22 PM Aunty Ifeoma's roll in liberating Jaja and Kambili
Chenemi posts on 2/21/2008 2:24:47 PM please could someone help in giving me some detailed analyses on Adichie's purple hibiscus and half of a yellow sun to further help in my research work for my term paper(long essay).thanks
dasuwar nantok posts on 10/16/2007 9:37:01 AM we would love it if there will be an analyses of the book to help students atept questions in exams.
Lyn Flanders posts on 8/1/2007 4:03:17 AM Both books of Chimamanda Adichie are excellent mixing history with fiction. I cannot wait for a third title - highly recommended to everyone.
obioma edeoga posts on 7/4/2007 8:34:36 AM please send purple hibiscus and half of a yellow sun to my e-mail add. thanks
Fahad Dankabo posts on 5/31/2007 12:00:49 PM Can some one please help me to tell me what the book is all about from top to bottom?
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