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Things fall apart

by Chinua Achebe

  Book : Fiction  |  1st Anchor Books ed

3 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Achebe awakens you   (2010-11-19)

Excellent

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by PoageCenter

We all know that imperialism had its consequences around the world, but what this story does is show the consequences close up. How one African tribal system functioned, how a leader came to be a leader, their belief system, and so much more is seen through the eyes of one leader. Then, the white man comes and new laws must be followed, a new belief system encroaches, and leadership is redefined. As the title says "Things fall apart." This is thought-provoking novel worth your time. Let your ideas about change and where it can come from be examined in this well-written book.




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