THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK

: Adichie (C.)

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217pp., paperback, Reprint, London, (2009) 2017

 

A collection of short stories.

The Thing Around your Neck, with its warm and sympathetic heroines and its finely cadenced un-American English prose, demonstrates that she is keeping faith with her talent and with her country." Lindsay Duguid, Sunday Times

"The powerful themes close to Adichie’s heart shine through, but never over-shadow writing of clarity and brilliance." Aminatta Forna, Guardian

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was born in 1977 and grew up in Nigeria. She is the author of the novels Half of a Yellow Sun (Orange Prize), 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). A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, she divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.