Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

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Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive. His fame has spread like a bushfire in West Africa and he is one of the most powerful men of his clan.But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show weakness to anyone - even if the only way he can master his feelings is with his fists. When outsiders threaten the traditions of his clan, Okonowo takes violent action. Will the great man's dangerous pride eventually destroy him?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 111 x 181mm
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141188111
  • 9780141188119

About Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (1930-) - in full Albert Chinualumogu Achebe. Prominent Igbo (Ibo) writer, famous for his novels describing the effects of Western customs and values on traditional African society. Achebe's first novel, THINGS FALL APART, appeared in 1958, and it has been translated into some 50 languages. It was followed two year later by NO LONGER AT EASE, and ARROW OF GOD (1964). Among his later works is ANTHILLS OF THE SAVANNAH (1987). In 1990 Achebe was paralyzed from the waist down in a serious car accident.
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