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Things Fall Apart

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fawcett Crest: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287191

ISBN: 0449208109

Condition: Good


Reprint. Faint toning. 1988 Mass Market Paperback. 192 pp. 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 and religious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to t... View more info