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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart


by Chinua Achebe

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  1. No Longer at Ease
    The second novel of Achebe’s trilogy depicts Nigeria roughly sixty years after the events of Things Fall Apart, when the effects of colonialism are visible everywhere, but before the country gains independence from British rule.

  2. Arrow of God
    The final installment of Achebe's trilogy depicting the eve of Nigeria’s independence from colonial rule.


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