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Things Fall Apart by  Chinua ACHEBE - First - 1959 - from Argosy Book Store (SKU: 270334)

Things Fall Apart

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Things Fall Apart

by ACHEBE, Chinua

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  • First
Condition
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About This Item

New York: McDowell Obolensky, 1959. First. hardcover. near fine/very good(-). 8vo, gray cloth, d.w. New York: McDowell Obolensky, (1959), First Edition. The second issue dust wrapper (reviews on the back panel) is chipped at the edges & corners; ownership name on flyleaf, end-papers slightly toned, but a very good copy of Achebe's first, well loved novel of Nigeria.

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
Argosy Book Store US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
270334
Title
Things Fall Apart
Author
ACHEBE, Chinua
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - near fine
Jacket condition
very good(-)
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Publisher
McDowell Obolensky
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1959

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