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Contemporary African Short Stories - 92 edition

by Chinua Ed. Achebe

Contemporary African Short Stories (ISBN10: 043590566X; ISBN13: 9780435905668)
ISBN13: 978-0435905668
ISBN10: 043590566X

Summary: Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in people's lives. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought about by British colonial rule. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's downfall results from his own character as well as from external forces. This is Chinua Achebe's classic novel, with more than two million copies sold since its first U. S. publication in 1969. Combini ...show moreng 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 ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 92
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Heinemann
Published: 05/01/1992
International: No



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