Achebe, Chinua.

Things fall apart / Chinua Achebe. - 1st Anchor Books ed. - New York : Anchor Books, 1994. - 209 p. ; 21 cm.

First published in 1958, this novel tells the story of Okonkwo, the leader of an Igbo (Ibo) community who is banished for accidentally killing a clansman. The novel covers the seven years of his exile to his return, providing an inside view of the intrusion of white missionaries and colonial government into tribal Igbo society in the 1890s.

0385474547 (pbk.) 9780385474542 (pbk.)


Igbo (African people)--Fiction
Race relations--Fiction.


PR9387.9.A3 / T5 1994

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