Things fall apart: African Trilogy, Book 1

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Lexile measure:
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"A true classic of world literature . . . A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world." Barack Obama Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American ReadThings 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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ISBN:
9780812458404
9780385474542
9780307743855
9780808592778
9781461829508
9781490605432
146182950
9781402573729
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.2, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
890L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-15 01:45:50AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-15 03:06:02AM

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"A true classic of world literature . . . A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world." Barack Obama
Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read

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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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
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title_sub African Trilogy, Book 1
topic_facet British, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Igbo (African people), Imperialism, Literature, Men, Nigerian fiction, Race relations