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Purple Hibiscus (P.S.)
Purple Hibiscus (P.S.)
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

39 of 41 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Addictive but challenging, 6 Jan. 2006
This review is from: Purple Hibiscus (P.S.) (Paperback)
I can't remember the last time I read a book and could not put it down. The characters are absorbing, the story harrowing and unpredictable. The portrait of Nigeria is so detailed and accurate yet challenging in the way it celebrates both its good and bad parts. The descriptions of abuse are difficult to read but add to story's impact in the correct way; they are added not to make the story appealing but real in a way that is difficult to describe. A truly excellent book that wasn't what I expected at all.

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