Things Fall Apart (Penguin Modern Classics)
Publish date: April 25th 2013
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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, Read For School
, Historical Fiction
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, African Literature
Series: The African Trilogy (#1)
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 ...
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...
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...
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.