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Set in the Ibo heartland of eastern Nigeria, one of Africa's best-known writers describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect: the personal struggle between father and son.

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Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. His first novel, Things Falls Apart, became a classic of international literature and required reading for students worldwide. He also authored four subsequent novels, two short-story collections, and numerous other books. He was the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and, for over 15 years, was the Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. In 2007, Achebe was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for lifetime achievement. He died in 2013.

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Su'ur Agema, August 4, 2006 (view all comments by Su'ur Agema)
The book is a master piece that fully explores the traditions of the Ibos. Achebe's use of proverbs is profound and the way he writes his story is so compelling that you actually feel that what you are reading is reality.
Summarily, the book is a must read for all African students and anyone interested in African traditions.
Kudos to the master of the game, ACHEBE...viva!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385014809
Author:
Achebe, Chinua
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Nigeria
Subject:
Igbo (African people)
Subject:
Factacn
Subject:
Nigeria Fiction.
Subject:
Igbo
Subject:
Igbo (African people) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;africa;nigeria;novel;african literature;literature;african;igbo;20th century;nigerian literature;colonialism;postcolonial;nigerian;religion
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
1914
Publication Date:
19890131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x 0.63 in 0.45 lb

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