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Things Fall Apart.

Things Fall Apart.

by Achebe, Chinua

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New York: Astor-Honor/ An Obolensky Book, 1959. First edition of this "true classic of world literature . . . A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world" (Barack Obama). Octavo, original boards. Signed by Chinua Achebe on the title page. Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Ronald Clyne. 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. With more than 20 million copies sold and translated into… Read more
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