Questions tagged [chimamanda-ngozi-adichie]

Questions related to the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (born 1977) and her work. Adichie has published novels, short stories and nonfiction. Her novels include Purple Hibiscus (2003) and Half of a Yellow Sun (2006).

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Purple Hibiscus: The death of Eugene

How was Kambili affected by her father's death? I understand that she was the only one in the household who was able to love and see pass the image of a violent father but she was also physically and ...
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Why did Mama put the poison in his tea?

In the novel Purple Hibiscus, Mama kills Papa by putting poison in the tea that he shared with his children, which is not lost on Kambilli. “Why did you put it in his tea?” I asked Mama, rising. My ...