Half of a Yellow Sun is a novel by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie published in 2006. The book tells the story of the Biafran War through the viewpoint of the characters Olanna, Ugwu, and Richard. Adichie interlaces together the lives of three characters swept up in the instability of the era.
It’s in you is a very insightful and inspirational book. Duyilemi Akindele Felix is a best-selling and award-winning author, Pastor, and Transformational Consultant. He writes books filled with spiritual truth and motivating words.
Chinua Achebe's 1964 novel Arrow of God depicts an Ibo pioneer as he defies the British directors and missionaries in his town.
The novel spotlights on Ezeulu, who is the High Priest of Ulu. Ulu is the main divinity in the town of Umuaro, and he united six warring towns to create a strong community that shares fundamental beliefs however preserve local village traditions.
Since Ezeulu is half god and half man, he battles to recognize what is human will and what is heavenly will. This contention becomes more relevant as new difficulties, in the form of British position and Christian religion, question the pecking orders and convictions whereupon the community was built.
The author, one of Africa's most esteemed statesmen,a former head of state and president of Nigeria has also been a prolific author of books over the decades. This was his first book, and from the initial publication, has remained very controversial. Sundry protagonists, critics et al seem to agree that the author hardly has a good word for other people, and apparently exaggerates his own deeds and "heroics".
Efuru is a novel by Flora Nwapa. The book is about a talented, brilliant, and beautiful Igbo woman named Efuru. She falls in love with a poor farmer called Adizua and flees with him, disappointing her people as he did not even perform the traditional wine carrying and pay her bride price.
Consisting of 320 interesting pages and published by Algonquin Books on April 1, 2012, this book was written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, one of the most vital and original novelists of her generation. This book is about fifteen-year-old Kambili and her older brother Jaja who lives an advantaged life in Enugu, Nigeria.
The joys of motherhood is a gripping fascinating tale of a woman - Nnu Ego who gives everything away to the cultural responsibility of a woman needing to be fertile and produce sons. The Joys of Motherhood is a fundamental text in the wider cannon of Nigerian postcolonial literature. The story of Nnu Ego will stay with the reader for a long, long time.