Things fall apart: A Novel

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IL: UG - BL: 6.2 - AR Pts: 8
Lexile measure:
890L
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Things Fall Apart is the first of three novels in Chinua Achebe's critically acclaimed African Trilogy. It is a classic narrative about Africa's cataclysmic encounter with Europe as it establishes a colonial presence on the continent. Told through the fictional experiences of Okonkwo, a wealthy and fearless Igbo warrior of Umuofia in the late 1800s, Things Fall Apart explores one man's futile resistance to the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political andreligious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order. With more than 20 million copies sold and translated into fifty-seven languages, Things Fall Apart provides one of the most illuminating and permanent monuments to African experience. Achebe does not only capture life in a pre-colonial African village, he conveys the tragedy of the loss of that world while broadening our understanding of our contemporary realities.

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0385474547 (pbk.)
Nigeria.
Things fall apart /Chinua Achebe.
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ISBN:
9780812458404
9781461829508
9780307743855
9780385474542
146182950
9780808592778
9781402573729
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.2, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
890L
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subject_facet Audiobooks, British -- Nigeria -- Fiction, FICTION / Literary, Fiction, Historical fiction, Igbo (African people), Igbo (African people) -- Fiction, Imperialism -- Fiction, Men -- Nigeria -- Fiction, Nigeria, Nigeria -- Fiction, Nigeria -- Race relations -- Fiction, Nigerian fiction -- 20th century, Race relations, Race relations -- Fiction
title_display Things fall apart
title_full Things Fall Apart A Novel, Things fall apart / Chinua Achebe, Things fall apart [electronic resource] / Chinua Achebe, Things fall apart [sound recording] / by Chinua Achebe
title_short Things fall apart
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet British, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Igbo (African people), Imperialism, Literature, Men, Nigerian fiction, Race relations