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Things Fall Apart

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Things Fall Apart

by ACHEBE, CHINUA

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  • Hardcover
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Condition
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New York: Astor-Honor Inc (Obolensky) , 1959. Black lettered red cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Signed on the title page by the author. Wear to extremities of dj and book. Important post war book. . Reprint. Cloth. VG/VG. 8vo.

Synopsis

Things Fall Apart is a 1958 English-language novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, and one of the first African novels written in English to receive global critical acclaim. The title of the novel comes from William Butler Yeats' poem "The Second Coming".

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Bookseller Inventory #
29027
Title
Things Fall Apart
Author
ACHEBE, CHINUA
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG
Jacket condition
VG
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Astor-Honor Inc (Obolensky)
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1959
Size
8vo

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jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
VG/VG
Very Good Condition book with a Very Good Condition dust jacket. Very Good Condition indicates a used book that does show some...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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