Before now, I used to postpone reading Ngozi Adichie’s books Half Of A Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus for ‘later’, but I decided to start reading Purple Hibiscus this weekend, and my o my, the book is so interesting…
From page 1, I started laughing, and the book deepened my interest in Igbo Language. Chimamande paints words into videos page after page and the video she paints comes to life in your mind.
Because I find Purple Hibiscus so interesting, after I finish it, I will pick up Half Of A Yellow Sun.
Umu Igbo, Chimanda Ngozi Adichie is a rare gem, and a worthy successor to Chinua Achebe, and I like the fact that she starts Purple Hibiscus with a line that reads, “Things started to fall apart when…”