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Things Fall Apart

By: Chinua Achebe

Price: $8.98

Publisher: Anchor: 2009

Edition: 50

Seller ID: 0136613

ISBN: 0385667833

Condition: Good


THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a "strong man" of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first of these stories traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world in which he lives, and in its classical purity of line and economical beauty it provides us with a powerful fable about the immemorial conflict between the individual and society. The second story, which is as modern as the first is ancient, and which elevates the book to a tragic plane, concerns the clash of cultures and the destruction of Okonkwo's world through the ar... View more info