Product details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Fourth Estate; New Ed edition (23 Feb. 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0007189885
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007189885
  • Product Dimensions: 19.3 x 12.7 x 2.3 cm

 

The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili’s world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, prayer.

When Nigeria is shaken by a military coup, Kambili’s father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends her to live with her aunt. In this house, noisy and full of laughter, she discovers life and love – and a terrible, bruising secret deep within her family.

This extraordinary debut novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’, is about the blurred lines between the old gods and the new, childhood and adulthood, love and hatred – the grey spaces in which truths are revealed and real life is lived.

£6.99

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