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Things fall apart
things fall apart

Set in pre-colonial Nigeria Things Fall Apart is the story of Okonkwo and his community. He sees himself as a […]

Purple Hibiscus

Things started to fall apart at home when my brother, Jaja, did not go to communion and Papa flung his heavy missal across the room and broke the figurines on the étagére.

Kambili, the teenage narrator of the book, is a 15 year old girl. In many ways she lives a priveliged life in Nigeria. Her father owns factories; he is a “big man” in the community. A fact that is brought home to her when she visits her less well off aunt and cousins. But wealth doesn’t equal happiness. Kamibili and her brother Jaja live under the strict rules of their father and his fiercely religious beliefs.

Half of a Yellow Sun

ISBN: 9780007200283 Other reviews Master was a little crazy; he had spent too many years reading books overseas, talked to […]