Sunday, March 9, 2008

Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe

Set in the Ibo heartland of eastern Nigeria, one of Africa's best-known writers describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect: the personal struggle between father and son. - SBCL

The second of the Nigerian author's trilogy about Western values destroying native ways depicts British colonials in the early twentieth century. Philosophical and ethical influences of the historical period, as well as the political ramifications, are presented. Sequel to THINGS FALL APART. - CDE

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