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Things Fall Apart

  • Author: Chinua Achebe
  • Release Date : 1992-12-15
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 7855583 Bytes

Things Fall Apart is the first of three novels in Chinua Achebe's critically acclaimed African Trilogy. It is a classic narrative about Africa's cataclysmic encounter with Europe as it establishes a colonial presence on the continent. Told through the fictional experiences of Okonkwo, a wealthy and fearless Igbo warrior of Umuofia in the late 1800s, Things Fall Apart explores one man's futile resistance to the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political andreligious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order. With more than 20 million copies sold and translated into fifty-seven languages, Things Fall Apart provides one of the most illuminating and permanent monuments to African experience. Achebe does not ...

Things Fall Apart

  • Author: Autumn Jacob
  • Release Date : 2014-01-14
  • Genre: Africa
  • File Size: 7461590 Bytes

A window into Nigeria, this textbook will open you up to the history and literary aspects of the novel Things Fall Apart....