Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – The Thing Around Your Neck

Having previous read both, Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus, I was quite happy when I received this as a Christmas present last year. The only concern I had was, my track record with collections of short stories – for the most part, I’m not a fan. “For the most part” being the […]

Chris Cleave – The Other Hand

As far as I’m concerned, this book represents everything that is wrong with the publishing industry at the moment. I’ve read some fantastic reviews about this book, and was really looking forward to it, despite being quite unimpressed with the two marketing stunts the book (I don’t know whether this should be attributed to the […]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Half Of A Yellow Sun

War destroys all that is left of innocence. It pulls people together, and it drives them apart. People are left asking questions, as they pine for their loved ones, as they try and contemplate the horrors of war, and as they struggle to survive – just so that they can see a better day. And […]

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