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Get this from a library things fall apart [chinua achebe] -- first published in 1958, this novel tells the story of okonkwo, the leader of an igbo (ibo) community . Things-fall-apartjpg original cover art by uche okeke reproduced in a later edition author, chinua achebe country, nigeria language. Things fall apart chinua achebe table of contents plot overview things fall apart (sparknotes literature guide series) paperback $531 $595|save 10 . Dr mike directed a stage production of things fall apart in london chinua achebe, author of things fall apart, has used this work in his own teaching.
Achebe was raised by his parents in the igbo town of ogidi in southeastern nigeria although his parents were protestant and practiced the christian faith,. Npr coverage of things fall apart by chinua achebe news, author interviews, critics' picks and more. In his first novel and masterpiece, “things fall apart” (1958), mr achebe, who died on thursday at 82, did exactly that in calm and exacting.