Half of a Yellow Sun
An epic story of love and civil war set in Nigeria during the 1960s. Half of a Yellow Sun recounts the lives of three characters caught up in events larger than themselves.
Ugwu, a young houseboy working for an idealistic University Professor; Olanna, the Professor's mistress and ; Richards, a British expatriate in love with Olanna's twin sister, Kainene.
As the war escalates, their relations are thrown in to jeopardy when Richard spends one drunken night with Olanna.