The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili's world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, prayer.
When Nigeria is shaken by a military coup, Kambili's father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends her to live with her aunt. In this house, noisy and full of laughter, she discovers life and love and a terrible, bruising secret deep within her family.
This extraordinary debut novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun', is about the blurred lines between the old gods and the new, childhood and adulthood, love and hatred the grey spaces in which truths are revealed and real life is lived.
Generi Romanzi e Letterature » Romanzi contemporanei » Legal, Thriller e Spionaggio » Classici , Gialli Noir e Avventura » Legal thriller e thriller politico » Narrativa di Avventura » Storie di guerra » Thriller e suspence , Religioni e Spiritualità » Narrativa d'ispirazione religiosa
Editore Harpercollins Publishers
Formato Ebook con Adobe DRM
EAN-13 9780007383696 9780007383696