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The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart/No Longer at Ease/Arrow of God (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)

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Here, collected for the first time in Everymans Library, are the three internationally acclaimed classic novels that comprise what has come to be known as Chinua Achebes “African Trilogy.”

Beginning with the best-selling Things Fall Apart—on the heels of its fiftieth anniversary—The African Trilogy captures a society caught between its traditional roots and the demands of a rapidly changing world. Achebes most famous novel introduces us to Okonkwo, an important member of the Igbo people, who fails to adjust as his village is colonized by the British. In No Longer at Ease we meet his grandson, Obi Okonkwo, a young man who was sent to a university in England and has returned, only to clash with the ruling elite to which he now believes he belongs. Arrow of God tells the story of Ezuelu, the chief priest of several Nigerian villages, and his battle with Christian missionaries.

In these masterful novels, Achebe brilliantly sets universal tales of personal and moral struggle in the context of the tragic drama of colonization.

Synopsis:

An extraordinary collection of renowned world literature including Nobel Prize winners and beloved fiction writers in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.

Titles included:

The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe

The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz

A House for Mr. Biswas by V. S. Naipaul

The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

Midnights Children by Salman Rushdie

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

About the Author

Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930 and now lives in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where he

teaches at Bard College. His work has been translated into fifty languages.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria. A 2003 O. Henry Prize winner, Adichie now divides her time between the United States and Nigeria.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307592705
Author:
Achebe, Chinua
Publisher:
Everyman's Library
Introduction by:
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Introduction:
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Author:
Naipaul, V. S.
Author:
Various
Author:
Allende, Isabel
Author:
Mahfouz, Naguib
Author:
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
Author:
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Series:
Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
536
Dimensions:
14 x 9 x 4.75 in 9.8 lb

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"Synopsis" by , An extraordinary collection of renowned world literature including Nobel Prize winners and beloved fiction writers in beautiful, enduring hardcover editions with elegant cloth sewn bindings, gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers.

Titles included:

The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe

The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz

A House for Mr. Biswas by V. S. Naipaul

The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

Midnights Children by Salman Rushdie

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

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