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Achebes Things Fall Apart Ode Ogede

Achebes Things Fall Apart

Ode Ogede

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ISBN : 9781846841699
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120 pages
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Chinua Achebes remarkable novel Things Fall Apart (1958) is probably the best known African novel and has become one of the worlds most influential literary masterpieces. Since publication, a total of nearly 12 million copies have been sold, withMoreChinua Achebes remarkable novel Things Fall Apart (1958) is probably the best known African novel and has become one of the worlds most influential literary masterpieces. Since publication, a total of nearly 12 million copies have been sold, with translations into more than 50 languages. Despite its undoubted success, its apparent simplicity has tended to blind readers to the dazzling storytelling resources and the inventive language, plot, setting and characterization which first draw them to the novel and keep them reading.This introduction to the text is the ideal companion to study, offering guidance on:Literary and historical contextLanguage, style and formReading the textCritical reception and publishing historyAdaptation and interpretationFurther reading