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Above: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Commonwealth Lecture 2012. “Connecting Cultures”

“I recently spoke at a university where a student told me it was such a shame that Nigerian men were physical abusers like the father character in my novel.I told him that I had recently read a novel called American Psycho, and that it was a shame that young Americans were serial murderers.” 

- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian novelist, editor, and lecturer and winner of the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction for Half of a Yellow Sun

Above: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Commonwealth Lecture 2012. “Connecting Cultures”

“I recently spoke at a university where a student told me it was such a shame that Nigerian men were physical abusers like the father character in my novel.

I told him that I had recently read a novel called American Psycho, and that it was a shame that young Americans were serial murderers.”

- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nigerian novelist, editor, and lecturer and winner of the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction for Half of a Yellow Sun



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