Books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (8)


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Algo alrededor de tu cuello by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, autora ganadora del prestigioso premio Orange con su novela Medio sol amarillo, vuelve al territorio de la ficción con este volumen de cuentos, un libro que revela una voz madura crecida en la realidad de un país como Nigeria. -Edición especial limitada con prólogo de Paula Bonet- Conmovedores y profundos, estos relatos cuentan historias humanamente cercanas y geográficamente remotas: historias de mujeres que sufren lejos de su país de origen, historias de emigrantes que se encuentran a sí mismos en Amé... continue

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie EN

Rating: 4 (27 votes)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
A searing nove, at once sweeping and intimate: a story of love and race centred around a man and woman from Nigeria who seemed destined to be together--until the choices they are forced to make tear them apart. Ifemelu--beautiful, self-assured--left Nigeria 15 years ago, and now studies in Princeton as a Graduate Fellow. Obinze--handsome and kind-hearted--was Ifemelu's teenage love; he'd hoped to join her in America, but post 9/11 America wouldn't let him in. Years later, when they reunite in Nigeria, neither is the same person who left home. Obinze is the kind of successful "Big Man" he'd sco... continue

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Americanah (Spanish Edition) by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
Nominada por los estadounidenses como una de las 100 mejores novelas en la serie de PBS The Great American Read. Una original historia sobre la inmigración en Estados Unidos desde el punto de vista de una estudiante de literatura nigeriana. Lagos, mediados de los noventa. En el marco de una dictadura militar y en una Nigeria que ofrece poco o ningún futuro, Ifemelu y Obinze, dos adolescentes atípicos, se enamoran apasionadamente. Como gran parte de su generación, saben que antes o después tendrán que dejar el país. Obinze siempre ha soñado con vivir en Estados Unidos, pero es Ifemelu quien con... continue

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Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today - written as a letter to a friend.
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Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie EN

Rating: 5 (6 votes)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • From the award-winning, bestselling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists—a haunting story of love and war. • Recipient of the Women’s Prize for Fiction “Winner of Winners” award. With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works f... continue

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La Flor púrpura by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
Una conmovedora historia en la que la joven y prometedora escritora nigeriana Chimananda Ngozi profundiza en la intolerancia religiosa y en la tiranía familiar, a través de la voz de una adolescente que aspira a vivir su propia vida, con las convulsiones políticas y sociales que sufre Nigeria como telón de fondo. Kambili tiene quince años, su familia está muy bien situada y asiste, junto con su hermano, a una prestigiosa escuela católica. Pero su intransigente padre les hace la vida imposible con sus exigencias de perfección y religiosida... continue

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Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie EN

Rating: 4 (17 votes)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
Fifteen-year-old Kambili's world is circumscribed by the high walls and frangipani trees of her family compound. Her wealthy Catholic father, under whose shadow Kambili lives, while generous and politically active in the community, is repressive and fanatically religious at home. When Nigeria begins to fall apart under a military coup, Kambili's father sends her and her brother away to stay with their aunt, a University professor, whose house is noisy and full of laughter. There, Kambili and her brother discover a life and love beyond the confines of their father's authority. The visit will li... continue

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We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie EN

Rating: 4 (25 votes)
Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Description:
Offers an updated definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.