Chinua Achebe

Chinua Achebe (16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His first novel Things Fall Apart (1958) is also considered his magnum opus, and is the most widely read book in modern African literature.
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Cambridge 11 Chike and the River by Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe
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Chike grew up in Umuofia with his mother and sisters. Before he left for Onitsha his mother warned him never to go to the big River Niger. Chike was keen to visit the river. He requested money from his uncle who refused. Whilst in Onitsha he washed cars and got the money. He paid a boat fare to cross the big River Niger. Whilst on the other side he lost track of time and missed the last boat back. Chikes breathtaking adventures began.  read more
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe
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Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive. His fame has spread like a bushfire in West Africa and he is one of the most powerful men of his clan. But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father he refuses to show weakness to anyone even if the only way he can master his feelings is with his fists. When outsiders threaten the traditions of his clan Okonowo takes violent action. Will the great mans dangerous pride eventually destroy him  read more
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No Longer at Ease by Chinua Achebe by Chinua Achebe
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Obi Okonkwo is an idealistic young man who thanks to the privileges of an education in Britain has now returned to Nigeria for a job in the civil service. However in his new role he finds that the way of government seems to be backhanders and corruption. Obi manages to resist the bribes that are offered to him but when he falls in love with an unsuitable girl to the disapproval of his parents he sinks further into emotional and financial turmoil. The lure of easy money becomes harder to r  read more
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Anthills of the Savannah (Picador Books) by Chinua Achebe
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How the Leopard Got His Claws by Chinua Achebe
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Chike and the River by Chinua Achebe
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Things Fall Apart (Penguin Red Classics) by Chinua Achebe
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Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive and he is one of the powerful men of his clan. But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show his weakness. When outsiders threaten the traditions of his clan, he takes violent action. Will the great man's pride eventually destroy him?  read more
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
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Things Fall Apart (New Windmill) by Chinua Achebe
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One of a series of fiction titles for schools. Okonkwo, a man of the Ibo tribe in Nigeria at the end of the last century, is a person of substance, character and promise, but he and his people are doomed to be destroyed - both from within the tribe and by the arrival of the white man.  read more
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No Longer At Ease by Chinua Achebe
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1962. 170 pages. Orange pictorial dust jacket over brown cloth boards with silver lettering. Owner's plate to front endpaper. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Light wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. With some sunning to spine and edges.  read more
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