Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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Things Fall Apart
By Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart

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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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"Things Fall Apart" tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a "strong man" of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial conflict between the individual and society, traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world. The second, as modern as the first is ancient, concerns the clash of cultures and the destruction of Okonkwo's world with the arrival of aggressive European missionaries. These perfectly harmonized twin dramas are informed by an awareness capable of encompassing at once the life of nature, human history, and the mysterious compulsions of the soul.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780812458404
ISBN-10: 0812458400
Format: Hardback
(201mm x 132mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Chike and the River by Chinua Achebe Chike and the River, Paperback / softback (August 2011)

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Education of a British-protected Child by Chinua Achebe Education of a British-protected Child, Paperback (January 2011)

Gives us a portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria and inhabiting its 'middle ground', interrogating both the author's happy memories of reading English adventure stories in secondary school and also the harsher truths of colonial rule.

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