Teaser Tuesday: September 16

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Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly book meme originally featured at Should Be Reading. To participate, just open the book you are currently reading to a random page, and choose two ‘teaser’ sentences from somewhere on that page. (no spoilers!)

It’s hard to fully understand what attracted me to this novel, as I have had pretty mixed reviews about it, particularly that it was a rather slow book. So far I am only about 100 pages in but I am LOVING IT! Mind you, it could take a turn for the worse at any moment so I don’t want to jinx it.

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“‘ If you decide to disadvantage your child by sending her to one of these schools with half-baked Nigerian teachers, then you only have yourself to blame,’ Mrs Akin-Cole said. She spoke with the unplaceable foreign accent, British and American and something else all at once, of the wealthy Nigerian who did not want the world to forget how worldly she was, how her British Airways executive card was choking with miles.” (29)

Have you read Americanah, or any of Adichie’s other novels?

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