Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Half of a Yellow Sun is a novel that was written by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It was first published in 2006 by Knopf/Anchor and tells the story of two sisters Olanna and Kainene during the Biafran War.

The 950th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 10th on The 21st Century's 12 Greatest Novels (BBC Poll)
  2. - 61st on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  3. - 98th on The 100 Best Books of the Decade(2000) (Times)
  4. - Books of the Decade (The Guardian)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Half of a Yellow Sun Audio CD 947346 $7.70 $5.11
Half of a Yellow Sun Paperback 104594 $3.00 $0.01 2007
Half of a Yellow Sun Hardcover 241966 $11.38 $4.01 2006
(Half of a Yellow Sun) By Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi (Author) Paperback on 04-Sep-2007 Paperback 156869 $10.70 $10.96 2006
Half of a Yellow Sun Kindle Edition 11209 $8.56 2008
Medio sol amarillo / Half of a Yellow Sun (Literatura Mondadori / Mondadori Literature) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 3799450 $30.72 $66.26 2007
Half of a Yellow Sun (Japanese Edition) Hardcover 16360678 $37.17 $22.67 2010
Half of a Yellow Sun Paperback 5976 $10.84 $4.83 2007