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Stunning...., 16 April 2007
This is without doubt the best book I've read this year and I suspect for a long time to come. Having lived in Western Nigeria before, during and after the Biafran war I was of course interested in reading an inside account of that period in Nigeria's history. What I wasn't prepared for was Chimamanda's stunning prose, her ability to see things from every perspective - the way she can make you laugh and cry all on the same page. There aren't enough superlatives to describe this book! I just can't wait for the next...