Americanah

UnknownAmericanah
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Nigeria/US)
2013/ 496 pages
rating: 9.5 / contemp. immigrant fiction

I read both of  Adiche’s prior novels,  Purple Hibiscus and Half a Yellow Sun,  years ago – when they were published to much acclaim.  This one is better,  Adiche has matured,  she has a message – or two.   I haven’t read her short story collection,  The Thing Around Your Neck –  I probably should.

The story here starts in the US where Ifemubu, a well-educated,  professional 30-something Nigerian-American woman is preparing to leave the US >>>>MORE>>>>

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