433 pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (2006) 2017
A novel set before and during the Nigeria-Biafra War of 1967-1970. "Half of a Yellow Sun" won the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction.
"Stunning. This novel is an immense achievement." Observer
"Heartbreaking, funny, exquisitely written and, without doubt, a literary masterpiece and a classic." Daily Mail
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in 1977 and grew up in Nigeria. She is the author of the novels Purple Hibiscus (Commonwealth Writers' Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award)and Americanah (National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and The Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Fiction) and the short story collection, The Thing Around Your Neck. A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, she divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.