Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria. In America Ifemelu has to grapple with what it means to be black, despite her academic success. Obinze plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, when they reunite in a a newly democratic Nigeria and reignite their passion for each other and for their homeland they face the hardest decision of their lives.
An honest novel about race with guts and lustre, and a compassionate, visceral and delicately funny tale of lasting high-school love and the sorrows and adventures of immigration’
– THE TIMES
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie