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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEY’S WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION ‘A delicious, important novel’ The Times ‘Alert, alive and gripping’ Independent ‘Some novels tell a great story and others make you change the way you look at the world. Americanah does both.’ Guardian

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05 Feb 2016

Christina58

Great story, we scored it 8/10

23 Jun 2014

Extremely well written. This story about two people that lost love and took different paths in life, finding themselves back in contact after 15 years was truly captivating. I'm not a fan of romance novels but I enjoyed reading this.
It was a lot more conservative than Chimamanda's other works, a lot less visually descriptive but the story flowed and I got to like some of the characters and see my self and my friends in some of them.

This book would appeal to a wider audience than Half of A Yellow Sun. It's less dramatic, with less Igbo words and traditional stories. I'd recommend it to everyone nonetheless.

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