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Okonkwo is a great warrior and one of the powerful men in his village. When white missionaries and government bureaucrats threaten their tribal customs, he takes violent action.

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Mark V

Mar 29, 2021

Interesting But Episodic

This classic of African literature has a plain, straightforward writing style and an episodic plot. How much you enjoy it will depend on what kind of reader you are:

Do you like Hemingway? Then the plain style will probably appeal to you, and this could be an interesting completement to Papa's African stories.
Do you like late Henry James? Are you someone who likes long, elaborate sentences with a focus on the interior life of characters? Then this may not be the book for you.


Jun 20, 2020

Things Falll Apart

This book is a brilliant read, and tells of life in African society before Europeans arrived to destroy life as Africans knew it!!!

michael m

Nov 1, 2014

good book great reading

Certainly recommend this book. It is insightful and well written

Colleen M

Sep 26, 2013

Great book! Great price!

The price couldn't be better (mine was 99 cents) for a book that was required reading for my LIT class. The book itself was engaging and interesting. I was thrilled that it was easy to read and kept my interest.

Frank F

Mar 29, 2011

Very pleased

Book received as advertised and I was very pleased.

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