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Arrow of God
by Chinua Achebe
The second novel in Chinua Achebe’s masterful African trilogy, following Things Fall Apart and preceding No Longer at Ease  When Things Fall Apart ends, colonial rule has been introduced to Umuofia, and the character of the nation, its values, freedoms, religious and socio-political foundations have substantially and irrevocably...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart; Arrow of God; No Longer at Ease (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
by Chinua Achebe
Chinua Achebe is considered the father of modern African literature, the writer who "opened the magic casements of African fiction." The African Trilogy--comprised of Things Fall Apart, Arrow of God, and No Longer at Ease--is his magnum opus. In these masterly novels, Achebe brilliantly imagines the lives of three generations of an...
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Categories: All Historical Fiction
A Man of the People
by Chinua Achebe
From the renowned author of The African Trilogy, a political satire about an unnamed African country navigating a path between violence and corruption   As Minister for Culture, former school teacher M. A. Nanga is a man of the people, as cynical as he is charming, and a roguish opportunist. When Odili, an idealistic young teacher...
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Categories: All Humor
No Longer at Ease (African Trilogy, Book 2)
by Chinua Achebe
A classic story of moral struggle in an age of turbulent social change and the final book in Chinua Achebe’s  The African Trilogy When Obi Okonkwo, grandson of Okonkwo, the main character in  Things Fall Apart  returns to Nigeria from England in the 1950s, his foreign education separates him from his African roots.  No Longer...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Historical Fiction
Anthills of the Savannah
by Chinua Achebe
A searing satire of political corruption and social injustice from the celebrated author of Things Fall ApartIn the fictional West African nation of Kangan, newly independent of British rule, the hopes and dreams of democracy have been quashed by a fierce military dictatorship. Chris Oriko is a member of the president's cabinet for life...
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature; All Humor
There Was a Country: A Memoir
by Chinua Achebe
From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart—a long-awaited memoir of coming of age in a fragile new nation, and its destruction in a tragic civil warFor more than forty years, Chinua Achebe maintained a considered silence on the events of the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War, of 1967–1970, addressing them only...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Hopes and Impediments: Selected Essays
by Chinua Achebe
One of the most provocative and original voices in contemporary literature, Chinua Achebe here considers the place of literature and art in our society in a collection of essays spanning his best writing and lectures from the last twenty-three years. For Achebe, overcoming goes hand in hand with eradicating the destructive effects of...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Girls at War
by Chinua Achebe
Twelve stories by the internationally renowned novelist which recreate with energy and authenticity the major social and political issues that confront contemporary Africans on a daily basis.From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Categories: All Historical Fiction; All Politics, History and Current Events
The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays
by Chinua Achebe
A collection of autobiographical essays from the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart   Chinua Achebe’s characteristically eloquent and nuanced voice is everywhere present in these seventeen beautifully written pieces. From a vivid portrait of growing up in colonial Nigeria to considerations on the African-American Diaspora...
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Categories: All Biographies & Memoirs
Collected Poems
by Chinua Achebe
A collection of poetry spanning the full range of the African-born author's acclaimed career has been updated to include seven never-before-published works, as well as much of his early poetry that explores such themes as the African consciousness, the tragedy of Biafra, and the mysteries of human relationships.
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Categories: All Nonfiction
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