Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart

originally published:


We offered this inscribed copy of the first American edition in 2004.


  • First Book(1958)
  • Blockson101(1958)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1958)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 11/16/1930
born as: Chinua Achebe

Prominent Igbo novelist acclaimed for his unsentimental depictions of the social and psychological disorientation accompanying the imposition of Western customs and values upon traditional African society. His particular concern was with emergent Africa at its moments of crisis. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature