Purple Hibiscus Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi

By: Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Publisher: Noida Harper Collins Publisher 2007Description: 336 p.ISBN: 9780007272358Subject(s): Teenage girls - Fiction | Fathers and daughters - Fiction | Religious fanaticism - FictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili's world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her repressive and fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, and more prayer. When Nigeria begins to fall apart during a military coup, Kambili's father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends Kambili and her brother away to live with their aunt. In this house, full of energy and laughter, she discovers life and love and a terrible, bruising secret deep within her family. Centring on the promise of freedom and the pain and exhilaration of adolescence, Purple Hibiscus is the extraordinary debut of a remarkable new talent. (http://harpercollins.co.in/BookDetail.asp?Book_Code=1482)
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The limits of fifteen-year-old Kambili's world are defined by the high walls of her family estate and the dictates of her repressive and fanatically religious father. Her life is regulated by schedules: prayer, sleep, study, and more prayer. When Nigeria begins to fall apart during a military coup, Kambili's father, involved mysteriously in the political crisis, sends Kambili and her brother away to live with their aunt. In this house, full of energy and laughter, she discovers life and love and a terrible, bruising secret deep within her family. Centring on the promise of freedom and the pain and exhilaration of adolescence, Purple Hibiscus is the extraordinary debut of a remarkable new talent. (http://harpercollins.co.in/BookDetail.asp?Book_Code=1482)

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