Things Fall Apart By Chinua Achebe

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. Read more...
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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 and religious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order.

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Things Fall Apart provides one of the most illuminating and permanent monuments to African experience. Achebe does not only capture life in a pre-colonial African village, he conveys the tragedy of the loss of that world while broadening our understanding of our contemporary realities.

Review
“”Things Fall Apart” may well be Africa’s best loved novel. . . . For so many readers around the world, it is Chinua Achebe who opened up the magic casements of African fiction.”
–Kwame Anthony Appiah

“Achebe is gloriously gifted with the magic of an ebullient, generous, great talent.”
–Nadine Gordimer, “The New York Times Book Review

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“A vivid imagination illuminates every page. . . . This novel genuinely succeeds in penetrating tribal life from the inside.”
–“Times Literary Supplement”

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Praise for Chinua Achebe
“A magical writer–one of the greatest of the twentieth century.” –Margaret Atwood

“African literature is incomplete and unthinkable without the works of Chinua Achebe.” –Toni Morrison

“Chinua Achebe is gloriously gifted with the magic of an ebullient, generous, great talent.” –Nadine Gordimer

“Achebe’s influence should go on and on . . . teaching and reminding that all humankind is one.” –The Nation

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