Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

From the award-winning writer of Half of a Yellow Sun, a blinding new novel: a narrative of affection and race headquartered round a tender guy and lady from Nigeria who face tough offerings and demanding situations within the nations they arrive to name home.

As little ones in a Lagos secondary tuition, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love. Their Nigeria is less than army dictatorship, and other people are leaving the rustic in the event that they can. Ifemelu—beautiful, self-assured—departs for the United States to check. She suffers defeats and triumphs, unearths and loses relationships and friendships, all of the whereas feeling the burden of anything she by no means considered again domestic: race. Obinze—the quiet, considerate son of a professor—had was hoping to affix her, yet post-9/11 the US won't allow him in, and he plunges right into a harmful, undocumented lifestyles in London.

Years later, Obinze is a filthy rich guy in a newly democratic Nigeria, whereas Ifemelu has completed good fortune as a author of an eye-opening weblog approximately race in the US. but if Ifemelu returns to Nigeria, and she or he and Obinze reignite their shared passion—for their fatherland and for every other—they will face the hardest judgements in their lives.
Fearless, gripping, instantly darkly humorous and smooth, spanning 3 continents and diverse lives, Americanah is a richly informed tale set in today’s globalized international: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s strongest and marvelous novel yet.

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