Chiwetel Ejiofor.Half of a Yellow Sun. has been made into a movie already with some top notch actors: Thandie Newton, Anika Noni Rose and Watch the trailer here.
Since my last blog, I have discovered the reason for the major conflict between Richard and Odenigbo. I should have guessed that Olanna, Odenigbo's girlfriend, was at the heart of the conflict.
I am on page 357, the war is raging, the people have divided themselves into Nigerians/vandals and Biafrans/refugees, and the Biafrans, including the main characters, are living in unsanitary conditions.