Book Review: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Things fall apart is a tragic novel by Nigerian author – Chinua Achebe. The book was first published in 1958. The motivation of the author to write the book might have arisen from the changes that were taking place in his society at the time. Things Fall Apart is set in Pre-colonial Nigeria and reflects the struggle between colonialism and cultural traditions. It is also part of a novel sequel, with the other novels by the author being: No Longer at Ease (1960), Arrow of God (1964), A man of the People (1966) and Anthills of the Savannah (1987).

Chinua Achebe speech

speaking at Asbury Hall (Buffalo) during the “Babel: Season II” series by Just Buffalo Literary Center, Hallwalls, & the International Institute.[image sourse:Wikipedia]

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Writer Review: Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe: African Literature AuthorIn the course of his writing career, Chinua Achebe was popularly hailed as the father of African Literature. He is acknowledge as having paved the way for many more African writers and additionally influenced the course of writing African Literature, through his published literary works.Read extended author’s Bio.

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