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Purple Hibiscus
by Chimamanda Adichie

An Igbo patriarch
A Review by Ranti Williams

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review of Purple Hibiscus - The Washington Post

Purple Hibiscus
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 307 pp.
Reviewed by Bill Broun in The Washington Post
Sunday, story January 4, 2004.


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A Moveable Feast
A Nigerian's coming of age with her boisterous relatives yields appetizing results.

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Review of Purple Hibiscus - The Herald

Saturday Herald December 9 2006.
Adichie C, more about Purple Hibiscus, Weaver Press 2006.

Reviewed by Sifelani Tsiko
Adichie brings to fore contemporary struggles

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Review of Purple Hibiscus - The Telegraph

Purple Hibiscus
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 307 pp.
Reviewed by Christopher Hope in The Telegraph
6th March, more about 2004

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Love in a time of terror

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Review of Purple Hibiscus - Bill Broun

Purple Hibiscus
By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 307 pp.
Reviewed by Bill Broun in The Washington Post
Sunday, approved January 4, help 2004. 
(For other reviews of Purple Hibiscus see www.reviewsofbooks.com)

 

A Moveable Feast

A Nigerian's coming of age with her boisterous relatives yields appetizing results.

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Review of Purple Hibiscus- Anthony Chennells

Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2006: 125 x 188 pp
ISBN 13:978-1-77922-059-2
ISBN 10: 1 77922-059-6


Mukai Jesuit Journal for Zimbabwe
No. 39, pill May 2007

Reviewer: Anthony Chennells


Growing up as a Catholic in Nigeria

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Review of Purple Hibiscus- Ranti Williams

Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2006: 125 x 188 pp
ISBN 13:978-1-77922-059-2
ISBN 10: 1 77922-059-6


Times Literary Supplement Online
Posted to the website on 10 November 2004

Reviewer: Ranti Williams


An Igbo Patriarch

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Review of Purple hibiscus - Norah Vawter

Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2006: (pp: 312) 125 x 188 mm
ISBN 13: 9781779220592
ISBN 10: 1779220596


Times Literary Supplement Online
10 November 2004

Reviewer: Norah Vawter

Nigeria: Nigerian Novel Explores Religion and Silence

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Review of Purple Hibiscus - Times Literary Supplement Online 2

Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2006: (pp: 312) 125 x 188 mm
ISBN 13: 9781779220592
ISBN 10: 1779220596


Times Literary Supplement Online
10 November 2004

Reviewer: NOT STATED


It is difficult to describe the oppression that haunts every page of the brilliant novel Purple Hibiscus. Sure, what is ed it could be the oppressive heat described so well by the young author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, brought about by the harsh African harmattan winds. Or it could be the force of an unquestioned faith in religion. But in Purple Hibiscus, the worst kind of oppression is the stifling power of abuse – verbal, mental, and physical abuse wrought by Kambili’s father, 'Papa'.

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Review of Purple Hibiscus - Sandip Roy

Purple Hibiscus
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2006: (pp: 312) 125 x 188 mm
ISBN 13: 9781779220592
ISBN 10: 1779220596


Times Literary Supplement Online
14 September 2003

Reviewer: Sandip Roy


Wriggling in the grips of father, order god and country

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