Visit Nigeria

Join me in exploring the world, book by book. I'll be sharing books I've read and enjoyed that are evocative of a place. Let me know if there's something I should read to expand my reference to a place. Links lead to reviews if I've reviewed the book on the blog.

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, 209 pages

Two stories: one tells of a man's fall from grace in his tribe and the other tells of society's destruction of the tribal ways with the arrival of missionaries.    My rating: 3

purple hibiscus

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 336 pages

Two kids of privilege but raised in religiously rigid and strict home are sent to their poorer aunt's home when the political climate becomes dangerous. The exposure to another way of life changes everything.    My rating: 4