Things Fall Apart
Author : Chinua Achebe
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release :2013-04-25
Total pages :176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780141393964
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One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' A worldwide bestseller and the first part of Achebe's African Trilogy, Things Fall Apart is the compelling story of one man's battle to protect his community against the forces of change Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire in the harmattan. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village. With his world thrown radically off-balance he can only hurtle towards tragedy. First published in 1958, Chinua Achebe's stark, coolly ironic novel reshaped both African and world literature, and has sold over ten million copies in forty-five languages. This arresting parable of a proud but powerless man witnessing the ruin of his people begins Achebe's landmark trilogy of works chronicling the fate of one African community, continued in Arrow of God and No Longer at Ease. 'His courage and generosity are made manifest in the work' Toni Morrison 'The writer in whose company the prison walls fell down' Nelson Mandela 'A great book, that bespeaks a great, brave, kind, human spirit' John Updike With an Introduction by Biyi Bandele

Things Fall Apart
Author : Chinua Achebe
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Release :2018-06
Total pages :176
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 024135708X
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Okonkwo is the greatest warrior alive, famous throughout West Africa. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village. With his world thrown radically off-balance he can only hurtle towards tragedy. Chinua Achebe's stark novel reshaped both African and world literature. This arresting parable of a proud but powerless man witnessing the ruin of his people begins Achebe's landmark trilogy of works chronicling the fate of one African community, continued in Arrow of God and No Longer at Ease.

Things Fall Apart
Author : Chinua Achebe
Publisher : CreateSpace
Release :2015-05-25
Total pages :106
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1512366501
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Things Fall Apart is a post-colonial novel written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in 1958. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, one of the first to receive global critical acclaim. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and is widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world. It was first published in 1958 by William Heinemann Ltd in the UK; in 1962, it was also the first work published in Heinemann's African Writers Series. The title of the novel comes from a line in W. B. Yeats' poem "The Second Coming"

Things Fall Apart
Author : Chinua Achebe
Publisher : Heinemann
Release :1996
Total pages :148
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 0435905252
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This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.

When Things Fall Apart
Author : Pema Chodron
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release :2005-01-11
Total pages :185
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781590302262
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Drawn from traditional Buddhist wisdom, Pema Chodrons radical and compassionate advice for what to do when things fall apart in our lives goes against the grain of our usual habits and ex pectations.--from back cover.

The African Trilogy
Author : Chinua Achebe
Publisher : Everyman's Library
Release :2010
Total pages :513
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780307592705
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Collects three of the author's novels, all inspired by the tragedies faced by the Igbo people during the European colonization of Africa.

Supervolcano: Things Fall Apart
Author : Harry Turtledove
Publisher : Penguin
Release :2013-12-03
Total pages :464
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781101626566
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An explosion of incalculable magnitude in Yellowstone Park propelled lava and ash across the landscape and into the atmosphere, forever altering the climate of the entire continent. Nothing grows from the tainted soil. Stalled and stilled machines function only as statuary. People have been scraping by on the excess food and goods produced before the eruption. But supplies are running low. Natural resources are dwindling. And former police officer Colin Ferguson knows that time is running out for his family—and for humanity....

When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Author : Pema Chödrön
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release :2013-02-14
Total pages :208
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780007370085
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Pema Chödrön reveals the vast potential for happiness, wisdom and courage even in the most painful circumstances.

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart
Author : Isidore Okpewho
Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
Release :2003
Total pages :275
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780195147636
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Presents critical essays on "Things fall apart" from a variety of perspectives, including ethnographic, pedagogical, and ideological ones.

Understanding Things Fall Apart
Author : Solomon Ogbede Iyasẹre
Publisher : Whitston Publishing Company Incorporated
Release :1998
Total pages :155
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020127994
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Critical essays on Chinua Achebe's novel, Things fall apart.