inZone Books: Things Fall Apart (Reader's Workshop)

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9780736231848: inZone Books: Things Fall Apart (Reader's Workshop)

Okonkwo is a respected leader of the Ibo tribe. When the British colonize his West African village by erecting a church, Okonkwo watches as the beliefs and traditions of his tribe begin to fall apart.

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One of the most widely read novels from Nigeria's most famous novelist. Things Fall Apart is a gripping study of the problem of European colonialism in Africa. The story relates the cultural collision that occurs when Christian English missionaries arrive among the Ibos of Nigeria, bringing along their European ways of life and religion. In the novel, the Nigerian Okonkwo recognizes the cultural imperialism of the white men and tries to show his own people how their own society will fall apart if they exchange their own cultural core for that of the English.

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This is Chinua Achebe's classic novel, with more than two million copies sold since its first U.S. publication in 1969. Combining a richly African story with the author's keen awareness of the qualities common to all humanity, Achebe here shows that he is "gloriously gifted, with the magic of an ebullient, generous, great talent." -- Nadine Gordimer

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