Things Fall Apart (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
208
Utgivningsdatum
2006-01-01
Förlag
Penguin Classics
Dimensioner
180 x 112 x 17 mm
Vikt
160 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780141023380
Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive. His fame has spread like a bushfire in West Africa and he is one of the most powerful men of his clan.But he also has a fiery temper. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show weakness to anyone - even if the only way he can master his feelings is with his fists. When outsiders threaten the traditions of his clan, Okonowo takes violent action. Will the great man's dangerous pride eventually destroy him?
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  1. Breddar ens perspektiv
    Tara Barani, 18 mars 2016

    Denna är en innehållsrik och intressant bok. En beskrivning av kolonialismens början och igboernas (nigerianernas) traditioner från ett nigerianskt perspektiv vilket kan bredda ens eget perspektiv. Man får veta mer om de starka emotionella banden till ens "hem", vilket kan ha inträffat invånarna när dess länder blivit koloniserade.

  2. Onekligen en väldigt välskriven bok som trots sitt...
    Jesus, 30 april 2013

    Onekligen en väldigt välskriven bok som trots sitt något händelsefattiga innehåll håller läsaren intresserad nästan hela tiden. Det räknas som en klassiker och är väl därför en bok man bör ha läst om man är litteraturintresserad!

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Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. He was raised in the large village of Ogidi, one of the first centers of Anglican missionary work in Eastern Nigeria, and was a graduate of University College, Ibadan. His early career in radio ended abruptly in 1966, when he left his post as Director of External Broadcasting in Nigeria during the national upheaval that led to the Biafran War. Achebe joined the Biafran Ministry of Information and represented Biafra on various diplomatic and fund-raising missions. He was appointed Senior Research Fellow at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and began lecturing widely abroad. For over fifteen years, he was the Charles P. Stevenson Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. He was Professor at the David and Marianna Fisher University and Professor of Africana studies at Brown University. Chinua Achebe wrote over twenty books - novels, short stories, essays and collections of poetry - and received numerous honours from around the world, including the Honourary Fellowship of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, as well as honourary doctorates from more than thirty colleges and universities. He was also the recipient of Nigeria's highest award for intellectual achievement, the Nigerian National Merit Award. In 2007, he won the Man Booker International Prize for Fiction. Chinua Achebe died in 2013.