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No longer at ease

Author: Chinua Achebe
Publisher: London : Heinemann Educational, 1960
Series: African writers series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Obi Okenkwo, a Nigerian country boy, is determined to make it in the city. Educated in England, he has new, refined tastes which eventually conflict with his good resolutions and lead to his downfall.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Achebe, Chinua.
No longer at ease.
London : Heinemann Educational, 1960 (1987 [printing])
(OCoLC)762967183
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chinua Achebe
ISBN: 0435905287 9780435905286 0435905295 9780435905293 043590003X 9780435900038
OCLC Number: 15593827
Description: 153 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Obi Okonkwo is a young Eastern Nigerian, a promising representative of his generation, the bright boy of his village, who returns from his studies in England to try to live up to the expectations of his family and his tribe and at the same time to breathe the heavy atmosphere of Lagos. As a civil servant Obi holds a respected job; as the fiancé of Clara, the girl he met on the boat, he has much to look forward to: nevertheless Obi falls victim to the corruption of the capital. Like its predecessor, Things Fall Apart (whose hero was Obi's powerful grandfather), No Longer at Ease tells the story of an African tragically under pressure from a changing world.
Series Title: African writers series.
Responsibility: Chinua Achebe ; illustrated by Bruce Onobrakpeya.

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Obi returns to Lagos full of ideas and high principles after studying in Britain. However, he is forced to adjust his moral values and succumb to the pressures of a corrupt society.  Read more...

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