Adichie's novel wins best book to have won Women's Prize for Fiction

Adichie's novel wins best book to have won Women's Prize for Fiction

- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has continued to be an inspiration to people around the world, especially those in the literary field

- There is another feather in the writer's cap as her novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, was voted as the best book to have won the Women's Prize for Fiction in its 25-year history

- Adichie, whose work has been read globally, published Half of a Yellow Sun in 2006 and the novel won the Women's Prize for Fiction in 2007

- The 43-year-old successful writer, who is based in the United States, is from Enugu state

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Celebrated Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has made the country proud once again after her novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, was voted as the best book to have won the Women's Prize for Fiction in its 25-year history.

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In a report by BBC, the widely read piece of art was chosen in a public vote of more than 8,500 people. Out of the 25 books that have won the prize, Adiche's novel was voted the best.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voted best Women's Prize for Fiction winner

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a celebrated Nigerian writer who is an inspiration to many around the world. Photo credit: The Harvard Crimson
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Legit.ng notes that Half of a Yellow Sun won the prize in 2007 after it was published in 2006.

Some of the past winners of the prize include Zadie Smith, the late Andrea Levy, Lionel Shriver, Rose Tremain and Maggie O'Farrell.

Reacting to her new achievement, the Enugu state indigene said she was overwhelmed with joy to be voted as the winner of winners, adding that it was the prize the novel won in 2007 that brought a wide readership to her work and introduced her to the work of many talented writers.

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In an earlier report by Legit.ng, Adichie, recently spoke on being regarded as an ambassador for Nigeria and also stalling on accepting American citizenship.

The 42-year-old writer is no doubt looked up to by many as she has become a role model for numerous people all over the world due to her exceptional novels and her hot takes on feminism.

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