The Thing Around Your Neck
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The Thing Around Your Neck

Ngozi Adichie Chimamanda

From the Orange Prize-winning author of `Half of a Yellow Sun' come twelve dazzling stories that turn a penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the West.In 'A Private Experience', a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor Muslim woman whose dignity and faith force her to confront the realities and fears she's been pushing away.In 'Tomorrow Is Too Far', a woman unlocks the devastating secret that surrounds her brother's death.The young mother at the centre of 'Imitation' finds her comfortable life threatened when she learns that her husband back in Lagos has moved his mistress into their home.And the title story depicts the choking loneliness of a Nigerian girl who moves to an America that turns out to be nothing like the country she expected; though falling in love brings her desires nearly within reach, a death in her homeland forces her to re-examine them.Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow and longing, this collection is a resounding confirmation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's prodigious storytelling powers.
From the Orange Prize-winning author of `Half of a Yellow Sun' come twelve dazzling stories that turn a penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the West.In 'A Private Experience', a medical student hides … číst dále
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Kód0330068
NakladatelstvíHarperCollins Publishers
Počet stran232
Jazykangličtina
Rok2009
Typ produktuBrožovaná kniha
EAN9780007306213
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