Review: Things Fall Apart

Title: Things Fall Apart Author: Chinua Achebe Rating: 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Set against the backdrop of colonial times, this book is written with a political agenda of showcasing that impact of modernism on the lives of Nigerian communities. This story permeated within me a sense of empathy towards the lost and forgotten cultures who fell victim to … Continue reading Review: Things Fall Apart

November TBR

October was Halloween, November is winter, cozy, and Thanksgiving. Another month has flown by and we are already in the second last month of 2017 which means Winter is approaching. October had been a good month for me in terms of reading. I attempted a  few non-fiction reads, reviewed a poetry collection and spent time … Continue reading November TBR

Half Of A Yellow Sun: #AfricanLit★★★★

A sense of melancholy permeated within me while I was comfortably reading on a Sunday morning, marveling at Adichie's recollection of the struggles of a forgotten time. Set against the backdrop of Nigeria-Biafra war of 1967-70, I felt a constant emotional pull as the story unfolded. It is an account of thousands of innocent, impoverished, … Continue reading Half Of A Yellow Sun: #AfricanLit★★★★