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'The Thing Around Your Neck' is a collection of twleve short stories written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. These stories all feature Nigerian characters, and are either set in America or Africa. They explore themes such as relationships, violence, gender roles, religion, poverty, love and post-colonialism.

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Chimamanda discusses 'The Thing Around your Neck'

Chimamanda discusses her process of writing the collection of short stories published in 'The Thing Around Your Neck'.

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