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Things Fall Apart - Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780435900014 (0435900013)
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Edition language: English
Series: The African Trilogy (#1)
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Kenny Loves to Read
Kenny Loves to Read rated it
This is a great capture of Igbo culture, much of which is still relevant today for Igbo people. Entertaining and memorable characters but I thought the book ended a little abruptly with not much of a conclusion for some key secondary characters. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to get a true ...
Sjbrown rated it
4.5 Things Fall Apart Review
After reading the book Things Fall Apart I thought that it was educational and was a worth while read. I like how the book explained the background of African culture and rituals that takes place in the book. Particularly, I liked how the kola nut was talked about. I learned that guests in one's hou...
What I am reading
What I am reading rated it
3.5 Africa meets Europe
Apparently, this is the most influential modern African novel and basically the 101 for African literature, but despite that, I have never heard of it before (and I have only heard about it now since I am currently attending a lecture on African literature). Chinua Achebe writes about the beginnin...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.0 Colonisation from the Colonised
Look, I am going to give this book a good rating, not because I actually enjoyed it or was drawn into it, but more because it gives us an insight into the colonial world from the eyes of the people being colonised. This book is set in Nigeria, and is written by a native Nigerian in English (which by...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
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3.0 Things Fall Apart
2.75 starsSome parts were interesting but sometimes I had trouble staying focused.
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