Things Fall Apart
Publish date: April 25th 2013
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
, High School
, African Literature
Series: The African Trilogy (#1)
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...
2.75 starsSome parts were interesting but sometimes I had trouble staying focused.
Very short. First read of the year. You get into the story pretty fast. I liked that while reading I got to know about a very different culture and traditions I'm not familiar with nor used to them, so I must admit that I got pretty mad with th traditions and actions sometimes during the reading. ...
Things Fall Apart is the most famous African novel. It’s easy to expect it to give an unfamiliar portrait of an African society. Hopefully, it will be one that hasn’t been ‘Westernized’, and will show us the unique aspects of that society. It should be in-depth, and perhaps by showing the richness o...
Also posted on my Goodreads account, March 6, 2015. While I was reading this book, I couldn't help but feel myself transferred back to my high school days... reading a book that I had little invested interest in but felt an obligation to finish. This book definitely has the feeling of the kind o...