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Purple Hibiscus - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Purple Hibiscus
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007182671 (0007182678)
ASIN: 7182678
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.0 Silence, privilege and opression
This book is terrible. It hurts like a bitch in a very quiet, understated way, it does not have the grace of tying the themes in any of the expected or more hopeful ways, and does so in a excellently written way. "Beat me while I love you" much?... Feels like a meta-theme. There are: parallels bet...
Kenny Loves to Read
Kenny Loves to Read rated it
There were elements I loved about this book, but an equal number of things that frustrated me. Let's start with the positives. The setting evoked a lot of nostalgia for me because I grew up in Enugu and holidayed in Nsukka, in the same university Kambili and Jaja stayed at, also roughly around the t...
"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it
4.0 Purple Hibiscus (round two for book club)
I've read this before, but a book club picked it for July, so I read it again. It's still the same book I read in 2005 (says my kindle - who knows if that's correct?) One thing I adore: Adichie does a great thing in all of her books -- refuse to define terms others may not know, or may have to even ...
It's a Books World
It's a Books World rated it
4.5 Review: Purple Hibiscus my Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Summary: Purple Hibiscus, Nigerian-born writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's debut, begins like many novels set in regions considered exotic by the western reader: the politics, climate, social customs, and, above all, food of Nigeria (balls of fufu rolled between the fingers, okpa bought from roadside...
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
4.0 Purple Hibiscus
58. PURPLE HIBISCUS, BY CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIERecommended by Lúcia Ramos on Goodreads. I bought Americanah, but for some reason never got to read it (it’s somewhere in the middle of my to-read pile). I couldn’t find it, no matter how hard I looked, and, since I got the recommendation, I thought th...
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