things fall apart

Things fall apart

Author: Chinua Achebe

Language: English

SummaryThings Fall Apart tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first, a powerful fable of the immemorial conflict between the individual and society, traces Okonkwo’s fall from grace with the tribal world. The second, as modern as the first is ancient, concerns the clash of cultures and the destruction of Okonkwo’s world with the arrival of aggressive European missionaries. These perfectly harmonized twin dramas are informed by an awareness capable of encompassing at once the life of nature, human history, and the mysterious compulsions of the soul. – Source: Amazon.com

Notes:

  • Read it as an e-Book
  • Also available in Italian, French and Spanish
  • Read our review of the book

Link: Find it on Amazon

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