Searing and profound, suffused with magnificence, distress, and yearning, these stories map, with Adichie's unique enthusiastic insight, the crash of two societies and the profoundly human battle to accommodate them.
The Thing Around Your Neck is a resonating affirmation of the enormous scholarly powers of one of our most fundamental essayists.
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.
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.
Written by Okon E Essien and published in Ibadan: Daystar Press, 1986. The Ibibio people are people found in southern Nigeria. They are frequently found in Akwa Ibom and Cross River. They are associated with the Annang, and Efik people.
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.
SOUNDS OF JOY, the autobiography of Segun Akinlolu (Beautiful Nubia). A story of honest dreams come true; win over a restricting, inadequately organized climate; and triumph over negativism.
A book that could rouse those in need of motion, encourage those seeking traction and breathe new life into those trapped in "dull spots".
Spanning the first 34 years of the Artist's life, in more than 340 pages, it features the roots and conceivable outcomes of the Redeemable Mess called Nigeria and, with humor and happiness, pushes the reader towards individual and communal renewal.
Ireke Onibudo is a Yoruba literature novel that narrates the life of a man name who shares the same name as the book.
In this book, Ireke is a regular man who is looking for the significance of life like the majority of us. It follows his peculiar however exciting journey from beggar to Oba (King).
By self control, moral restraint and sheer favorable luck, he wins over misfortune to turn into a commended warlord and honorable man.
His story runs alongside by a tale told by his dead mother.