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ISBN-10: 0316412392

ISBN-13: 9780316412391

'Chigozie Obioma is a author to observe' The Economist

Umuahia, Nigeria. Chinonso, a tender bird farmer, sees a lady trying to bounce to her dying from a road bridge. Horrified via her recklessness, Chinonso joins her at the roadside and hurls of his such a lot prized chickens into the water less than to illustrate the severity of the autumn. the lady, Ndali, is moved by means of his sacrifice.

Bonded by way of this unusual evening at the bridge, Chinonso and Ndali fall in love. yet Ndali is from a prosperous family members, and once they formally item to the union simply because he's uneducated, Chinonso sells so much of his possessions to wait a small collage in Cyprus. as soon as in Cyprus, he discovers that each one isn't really what it kind of feels. livid at an international which maintains to relegate him to the sidelines, Chinonso will get more and more clear of his dream, from Ndali and where he referred to as home.

In this modern twist of Homer's Odyssey, within the mythic variety of the Igbo literary culture, Chigozie Obioma weaves a heart-wrenching epic concerning the rigidity among future and determination.

'Chigozie Obioma really is the inheritor to Chinua Achebe' New York Time ebook Review

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