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Purple Hibiscus

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peachandrosemary Thu 07-Jan-16 19:32:09

Has anybody read this?

I taught it two years ago and loved it (although it made me cry!) so thought I'd do a general thread to see if anyone else loves it too.

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mmack Thu 07-Jan-16 22:16:57

She is an amazing writer. Have you read her other books? I really liked Purple Hibiscus but I thought Americanah was even better. Kambili and Ifemelu are fantastic and I don't think there are many other writers who can tackle big issues in such a compelling, character-centered way.

ThePoultryLady Thu 07-Jan-16 22:21:59

Absolutely loved this book too. And liked her second novel Half of a Yellow Sun even more

Cornishblues Fri 08-Jan-16 13:00:41

I loved it too, some of it still haunts me! Personally I didn't like her others as much, though I haven't tried many.

tripfiction Fri 08-Jan-16 20:22:26

Amazing book

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