"1930s Berlin. Private Investor, Bernie Gunther is hired by wealthy man to investigate the murder of his “daughter” and her husband while asleep in their apartment. The murder was covered up by fire and the safe with necklace and documents destroye..."
"Nigeria's Biafran war 1967-1970, a conflict between the Muslim Hausa and the Christian Igbo. Causes: British Colonialism, ethno-religious violence, anti-Igbo pogroms in Northern Nigeria, military coups, persecution of Igbo, control over oil produc..."
A masterly, haunting new novel from a writer heralded by The Washington Post Book World as "the 21st-century daughter of Chinua Achebe," Half of a Yellow Sun re-creates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to...