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Things fall apart

Author: Chinua Achebe
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 135.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
[This book is] a simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger ... Uniquely ... African, at the same time it reveals [the author's] ... awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Achebe, Chinua.
Things fall apart.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992
(OCoLC)606513818
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 0679446230 9780679446231
OCLC Number: 36379869
Description: xxi, 181 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Historical and Cultural Context of Things Fall Apart --
Technique and Theme in Things Fall Apart --
Characters in Things Fall Apart --
Places in Things Fall Apart --
Map of Africa --
Map of Nigeria --
Images of Igbo Life --
Plot Analysis of Things Fall Apart --
"Going Home Was a Sad Awakening," Marjorie Coeyman, The Christian Science Monitor (news article) --
"An African Voice," interview with Chinua Achebe by Katie Bacon, Atlantic Unbound (interview) --
"The Second Coming," William Butler Yeats (poem) --
"Lament of the Sacred Python," Chinua Achebe (poem) --
from Kehinde, Buchi Emecheta (novel excerpt) --
"Heaven Is Not Closed," Bessie Head (short story) --
"Should My Tribal Past Shape Delia's Future?," Dympna Ugwu-Oju, Newsweek (personal essay).
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 135.
Responsibility: Chinua Achebe ; with an introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah.

Abstract:

[This book is] a simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger ... Uniquely ... African, at the same time it reveals [the author's] ... awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.-Back cover.
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