Things Fall Apart Novel

Things Fall Apart Novel

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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is one of the best African novel ever written, it was first published in 1958 but still the story about a village leader and local wrestling champion called ''Okonkwo '' still intrigues it's readers.

This book describes his family and personal history, the customs and society of the Igbo, and the influence of British colonialism and Christian missionaries on the Igbo community during the late nineteenth century.

The achievement of Things Fall Apart set the foreground for numerous African novelists. Because of Things Fall Apart, novelists after Achebe have been able to find an eloquent and effective mode for the expression of the particular social, historical, and cultural situation of modern Africa. Before Things Fall Apart was published, Europeans had written most novels about Africa, and they largely portrayed Africans as savages who needed to be enlightened by Europeans. Achebe broke apart this view by portraying Igbo society in a sympathetic light, which allows the reader to examine the effects of European colonialism from a different perspective.

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  • (74 stars)

    by sunny okeiyi on 22/10/2013

    Beautiful Wonderful

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    by Andriana Peter on 18/10/2013

    Very super

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    by Jimmy Billy Mkandawire on 16/10/2013

    Very Interesting Novel

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    by David Samuels on 14/10/2013

    Its good

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    by Iyke Mexx on 08/10/2013

    First time I read this book, it was borrowed from the National Library. Great work. RIP Achebe

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    by Ezediuno Emmanuel on 05/10/2013

    Nice work. Thnks for the upload.. I wish nigerians read more