Monday, March 3, 2008

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Achebe's masterpiece tells the story of Okonkwo, strongman of an Ibo village in Nigeria, as he witnesses the destruction of his culture and the loss of his own place within it. - SBCL

Set 100 years ago, this character story concerns the disintegration of the Ibo community in the face of white missionary intrusion. - CDE

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