Chimamanda Adichie Criticised For Her New Novel, ‘AMERICANAH’

While the world anticipates the release of the silver screen adaptation of the Orange prize winning novel ‘Half of a yellow sun’ ,its author, Chimamanda Adichie is back on the road promoting her third novel titled ‘Americanah’.

Though Americanah has been described by critics as a novel about race and immigration, it is as much about race and immigration as it is about class, assimilation, politics of beauty, idealisms and most of all, change. Though the more contemporary in themes amongst all three novels.

During her Lagos tour in May, she sat down on a radio show about Nigerians with phony accents, the culture of pretence, preserving memory, teaching citizenship in schools and the omnipotent subject, black hair.

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