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One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' A worldwide bestseller and the first part of Achebe's African Trilogy, Things Fall Apart is the compelling story of one man's battle to protect his community against the forces of change Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire in the harmattan. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village. With his world thrown radically off-balance he can only hurtle towards tragedy. First published in 1958, Chinua Achebe's stark, coolly ironic novel reshaped both African and world literature, and has sold over ten million copies in forty-five languages. This arresting parable of a proud but powerless man witnessing the ruin of his people begins Achebe's landmark trilogy of works chronicling the fate of one African community, continued in Arrow of God and No Longer at Ease. 'His courage and generosity are made manifest in the work' Toni Morrison 'The writer in whose company the prison walls fell down' Nelson Mandela 'A great book, that bespeaks a great, brave, kind, human spirit' John Updike With an Introduction by Biyi Bandele

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Chinua Achebe
Publisher: Penguin UK
Release: 2013-04-25
File: 176 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780141393964

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This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Chinua Achebe
Publisher: Heinemann
Release: 1996
File: 148 Pages
ISBN-13: 0435905252

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Pema Chödrön reveals the vast potential for happiness, wisdom and courage even in the most painful circumstances.

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Genre: Self-Help
Author: Pema Chödrön
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Release: 2013-02-14
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780007370085

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Drawn from traditional Buddhist wisdom, Pema Chodrons radical and compassionate advice for what to do when things fall apart in our lives goes against the grain of our usual habits and ex pectations.--from back cover.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Pema Chodron
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Release: 2005-01-11
File: 185 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781590302262

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A Study Guide for Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
Release: 2015-09-15
File: 15 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781410336613

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Collects three of the author's novels, all inspired by the tragedies faced by the Igbo people during the European colonization of Africa.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Chinua Achebe
Publisher: Everyman's Library
Release: 2010
File: 513 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780307592705

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Critical essays discuss the language, symbolism, characters, and themes of the classic novel about British colonialism in Nigeria.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Release: 2009
File: 221 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781604135817

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From the bestselling author of When Things Fall Apart, an open-hearted call for human connection, compassion, and learning to love the world just as it is during these most challenging times. In her first new book of spiritual teachings in over seven years, Pema Chödrön offers a combination of wisdom, heartfelt reflections, and the signature mix of humor and insight that have made her a beloved figure to turn to during times of change. In an increasingly polarized world, Pema shows us how to strengthen our abilities to find common ground, even when we disagree, and influence our environment in positive ways. Sharing never-before told personal stories from her remarkable life, simple and powerful everyday practices, and directly relatable advice, Pema encourages us all to become triumphant bodhisattvas--compassionate beings--in times of hardship. Welcoming the Unwelcome includes teachings on the true meaning of karma, recognizing the basic goodness in ourselves and the people we share our lives with--even the most challenging ones, transforming adversity into opportunities for growth, and freeing ourselves from the empty and illusory labels that separate us. Pema also provides step-by-step guides to a basic sitting meditation and a compassion meditation that anyone can use to bring light to the darkness we face, wherever and whatever it may be.

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Genre: Religion
Author: Pema Chodron
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Release: 2019-10-08
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780834842618

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Presents critical essays on "Things fall apart" from a variety of perspectives, including ethnographic, pedagogical, and ideological ones.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Isidore Okpewho
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2003
File: 275 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780195147643

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A wealth of documents and commentary on the historical, social, and cultural contexts of Things Fall Apart.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Kalu Ogbaa
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release: 1999
File: 231 Pages
ISBN-13: 0313302944

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