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More than two million copies of Things Fall Apart have been sold in the United States since it was first published here Things Fall Epubin Worldwide there are eight million copies in print in fifty different languages This My son and I had a long talk about this novel the other day after he finished reading it for an English class Over the course of the study unit we had been talking about Chinua Achebe s fabulous juxtaposition of different layers of society both within Okonkwo s tribe and within the colonialist community We had been reflecting on aspects of the tribe that we found hard to understand being foreign and against certain human rights we take for granted most notably parts of the strict hierarchy and the role of women And we had been angry together at the inhumane arrogance and violence of the Europeans who were only in charge based on their technological development level not on cultural superiority We had thought about the roles of men and women and of individuals in their relation to their families and social environment We had touched on the hypocrisy of religious missionsI had dwe

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Things Fall Apart

Is Chinua Achebe's masterpiece and it is often compared to the great Greek tragedies and currently sells than one hundred thousand copies a year in the United StatesA simple story of a strong man whose life is dominated by Achebe s protagonist isn t a very nice man In reality he is an asshole I don t like him I don t think anyone really does He is ruthless and unsympathetic to his fellow man He grew up in a warrior s culture the only way to be successful was to be completely uncompromising and remorseless His father was weak and worthless according to him so he approached life with an unshakable will to conuer it with his overbearing masculinity When Unoka died he had taken no title at all and he was heavy in debt Any wonder then that his son Okonkwo was ashamed of him Fortunately among these people a man as judged according to his worth and not according to the worth of his farther I love the sarcasm in this uote Achebe is clearly suggesting that this is not true for the white man For all their supposed superiority they cannot get this simple thing right The African tribe here h

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Fear and anger Things Fall Apart is written with remarkable economy and subtle irony Uniuely and richly African at the same time it reveals Achebe's keen awareness of the human ualities common to men of all times and places How to attempt a balanced review of Things Fall Apart 1 The book is serious Themes and issues dealt in the book are far serious than many other books written by the contemporary authors of Achebe 2 The colonial abstract takes an altogether different turn as Achebe explores that colonisers not only colonised the land and properties but also the minds and hearts of the native people 3 Racism has been dealt very aptly and also religious hypocrisy different churches for the people who have converted 4 The plot might seem relaxed and lazy almost if you ignore the themes and issues However the plot is than enough to keep the readers engaged DO I recommend the book yes of course


10 thoughts on “Things Fall Apart

  1. says:

    “The drums were still beating persistent and unchanging Their sound was no longer a separate thing from the living village It was like the pulsation of its heart It throbbed in the air in the sunshine and even in the trees and filled the village with excitement” Chinua Achebe Things Fall ApartThis is a book of many contrasts; colonialism and traditional culture animism and Christianity the masculine and the feminin

  2. says:

    My son and I had a long talk about this novel the other day after he finished reading it for an English class Over the course of the study unit we had been talking about Chinua Achebe's fabulous juxtaposition of different layers of

  3. says:

    This review is now on my blog

  4. says:

    Achebe’s protagonist isn’t a very nice man In reality he is an asshole I don’t like him I don’t think anyone really does He is ruthless and unsympathetic to his fellow man He grew up in a warrior’s culture; the only way to be successful was to be completely uncompromising and remorseless His father was weak and

  5. says:

    In this classic tale Okonkwo is a strong man in his village and in his region of nine villages At age 18 he beat the reigning wrestling champion and has been an industrious worker all his life a reaction to his lazy drunkard father He lives his life within the cultural confines of his limited world following the laws that govern his society accepting the religious faith of his surroundings acting on both even when those actions would seem t

  6. says:

    Written in 1958 this is the classic African novel about how colonialism impacted and undermined traditional African culture

  7. says:

    How to attempt a balanced review of Things Fall Apart 1 The book is serious Themes and issues dealt in the book are far serious than many other books written by the contemporary authors of Achebe 2 The colonial abstract takes an altogether di

  8. says:

    The act of writing is strangely powerful almost magical to take ideas and put them into a lasting physical form that can persist outside of the mind For a culture without a written tradition a libraries are not great structures of stone full of objects instead stories are curated within flesh locked up in a cage of bone To know the story you must go to the storyteller In order for that story to persist through time it mu

  9. says:

    Okonkwo achieved success at an early age 18 the wrestling champ of his tribe the Ibo in colonial Nigeria fame did not bring riches the hard work on his farm accomplished that His lazy flute playing father Unoka

  10. says:

    Y'know when you read a novel that is just so stark and bare and depraved that you know it's going to stay with you for a very long tim

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