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Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. Purple Hibiscus, her first novel, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja lead a privileged life in Enugu, Nigeria. Purple Hibiscus is an exquisite novel about the emotional turmoil of adolescence, the powerful bonds of family, and the bright promise of freedom. Purple Hibiscus, her first novel, won the. 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.
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Fifteen-year-old Kambili is the dutiful and self-effacing daughter of a rich man, a religious fanatic and domestic tyrant whose public image is of a politically courageous newspaper publisher and philanthropist. When a widowed aunt takes an interest in Kambili, her family begins to unravel and re-form itself in unpredictable ways.
By turns luminous and horrific, this debut ensnares the reader from the first page and lingers in the memory long after its tragic end. First-person narrator Kambili Achike is a year-old Nigerian girl growing up in sheltered privilege in a country ravaged by political strife and personal struggle. She and her brother, Jaja, and their quiet mother, who speaks "the way a bird eats, in small amounts," live this life of luxury because Kambili's father is a wealthy man who owns factories, publishes a politically outspoken newspaper and outwardly leads the moral, humble life of a faithful Catholic.
The many grateful citizens who have received his blessings and material assistance call him omelora, "The One Who Does for the Community. The children know better than to discuss their home life with anyone else; "there was so much that we never told. In a soft, searing voice, Adichie examines the complexities of family, faith and country through the haunted but hopeful eyes of a young girl on the cusp of womanhood.
Lush, cadenced and often disconcerting, this is an accomplished first effort. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. See all Editorial Reviews. Product details File Size: Fourth Estate November 29, Publication Date: November 29, Language: English ASIN: Enabled X-Ray: Literary Fiction.
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