Global Book Club meeting: Half of a Yellow Sun
  • Room 117, Rolle Building, Plymouth University (This room has disabled access - if the ground floor door is locked, please ring 01752 588400.)

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Join us for lively discussion of books about the lives of people around the world and the issues that affect them.  

Set in 1960s Nigeria, Half of a Yellow Sun tells the story of the Biafran war through three linked characters, Ugwe, Olanna and Richard.

The chaos and horror of the civil war sweeps them up and tests them in ways none of them are prepared for. It is a gripping and powerful story, driven by war but touching on the way themes of colonialism, ethnicity, marriage and love.

Join us during Plymouth History Festival to discuss this modern classic, winner of the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction.

This book was suggested by Nigerian-born local author Abimbola Gbemi Alao, who will be leading discussion at the meeting.

If you don't have time to read the book, a summary will be available. 

Free event - open to all.

Contact Sue Kay for further information (email: s.kay@blueyonder.co.uk / tel: 01392 438811).

An initiative of Devon Development Education, Global Book Club Plymouth is supported by Plymouth University.

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