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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Review | Pale and Interesting


It's been ages since I last posted. I've been so busy with mocks that I had to take a short break. I'm back today, however, with a review of the book "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

When I first received this book for Christmas I scanned the internet for reviews. Opinions varied greatly. However, I decided t approach the book with an open mind and see which side of the fence I would find myself on.

This novel tackles the themes of love, lust and life in a new country,

The novel jumps between the locations of Nigeria, America and England. It also jumps spontaneously from year to year. When Ifemelu, the headstrong, confidant girl, and Obinze, the intelligent, kind boy meet they seem like a perfect match. In the first minutes of knowing each other they sense a shared kinship. The two date for all of their teen years and through three years in college.

Then Ifemelu decides she must go to America to finish her college education. Obinze vows to follow h…

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