Half of a Yellow Sun by Jake Wilson

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April 2014, no. 360
Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

by Jake Wilson

Half of a Yellow Sun by Jake Wilson

Reviewed by
April 2014, no. 360

A chronicle of Nigeria in the turbulent 1960s, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Half of a Yellow Sun (2006) is, to put it crudely, a page-turner: a story of love, sex, betrayal, horror, heartbreak, and, ultimately, forgiveness. In other words, ideal material for cinema: it is easy to understand why this film adaptation has been described by its star Thandie Newton as a Nigerian Gone with the Wind.

Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun

by Jake Wilson

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