CHIMAMANDA’S AMERICANAH IS AN ENCHANTING TALE, ENCIRCLING EVERYDAY’S LIFE

Title: Americanah Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Genre: Prose Fiction Publisher: Farafina Year of Publication: 2013 ISBN: 978- 978-51084-3-9 No. of Pages: 477 Reviewer: Nket Godwin It is no doubt, Chimamanda’s narrative prowess. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the author of Purple Hibiscus, Half Of A Yellow Sun, The Thing Around Your Neck, etc, has emerged with another intriguing, fascinating, pathetic yet enchanting tale that… Continue reading CHIMAMANDA’S AMERICANAH IS AN ENCHANTING TALE, ENCIRCLING EVERYDAY’S LIFE

REVIEW: ‘BOLD’ AMERICANAH NARRATIVE ACCOUNTS FOR AFRICAN MIGRANTS’ VILE MEANS OF SURVIVAL IN AMERICA

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie poses for a photograph after a reading of her new book 'Americanah' in Lagos April 27, 2013. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY) - RTXZ200

Title: Americanah Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Genre: Prose Fiction Publisher: Farafina Year of Publication: 2013 ISBN: 978- 978-51084-3-9 No. of Pages: 477 Reviewer: Eugene Yakubu Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an internationally acclaimed novelist whose narratives have had a wide range of cordial reception around different parts of the world. The multicultural themes and global appeal… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘BOLD’ AMERICANAH NARRATIVE ACCOUNTS FOR AFRICAN MIGRANTS’ VILE MEANS OF SURVIVAL IN AMERICA

MY THOUGHTS ON CHIMAMANDA’S ‘HALF OF A YELLOW SUN’ — a review by Shoola Oyindamola

TITLE: HALF OF A YELLOW SUN AUTHOR: CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE GENRE: PROSE NUMBER OF PAGES: 433 PUBLISHER: ANCHOR ISBN: 978-000 -720-0283 REVIEWER: SHOOLA OYINDAMOLA HALF OF A YELLOW SUN, as well as its movie adaptation of same title, is entertaining and informative. It is very well written and memorable. The book narrates a part of… Continue reading MY THOUGHTS ON CHIMAMANDA’S ‘HALF OF A YELLOW SUN’ — a review by Shoola Oyindamola

MY THOUGHTS ON CHIMAMANDA’S ‘WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS’ — a review by Shoola Oyindamola

TITLE: WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS AUTHOR: CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE GENRE: SPEECH, ESSAY NUMBER OF PAGES: 52 PUBLISHER: ANCHOR ISBN: 978-1-101-91176-1 REVIEWER: SHOOLA OYINDAMOLA CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE’s way of thinking and writing stories about feminism is compelling and worth reading as shown in WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS. She conquers the mentality that being a… Continue reading MY THOUGHTS ON CHIMAMANDA’S ‘WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS’ — a review by Shoola Oyindamola

'HALF OF A MELLOW SUM': a review of by Oyin Oludipe Samuel

Film: HALF OF A YELLOW SUN Director: BIYI BANDELE Screenplay: BIYI BANDELE Producer(s): Andrea Calderwood, Gail Egan Run time: 111 minutes Reviewer: OYIN OLUDIPE SAMUEL Biyi Bandele’s film adaptation of the 2006 novel, Half of a Yellow Sun is bold as well as daring. To think that Adichie’s beautiful sentences would materialize into camera light and movements catches the fancy… Continue reading 'HALF OF A MELLOW SUM': a review of by Oyin Oludipe Samuel

FORGIVENESS

All around me I see the faces that are hurting I hear the hearts splintering under the weight of your betrayal Everything once shared fast withering into nothingness Visions of a future with you teetering on the precipice of expulsion I feel the trust – once so priceless – disintegrating Fragments of it blowing away… Continue reading FORGIVENESS