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Americanah (10th anniversary special edition)

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‘A delicious, important novel’ The Times ‘Alert, alive and gripping’ Independent ‘A love story for our time’ Vogue Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria.

In America, Ifemelu suffers defeats and triumphs, finds and loses relationships, all the while feeling the weight of something she never thought of back home: race.

Meanwhile, Obinze plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London.

Fifteen years later, when they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion – for each other and for their homeland – they face the hardest decision of their lives. Fearless, gripping, spanning three continents and numerous lives, the National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Americanah is a literary masterpiece, and one of the defining books of the decade. ‘A brilliant novel: epic in scope, personal in resonance and with lots to say’ Observer ‘A tour de force … Hugely impressive’ Mail on Sunday ‘An honest novel about race with guts and lustre … Compassionate, visceral and delicately funny’ The Times

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Product Details
Fourth Estate Ltd
0008610517 / 9780008610517
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
xi, 477 pages
20 cm
Previous edition: 2013.