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padraig (u.s.)
06-04-2013, 11:54 AM
a literary giant in every possible sense

the things fall apart/no longer at ease/arrow of god trilogy

his critical reading of the heart of darkness

everything else

seriously there's no way to overestimate what a towering figure he is in 20th century literature and post-colonial thought

r.i.p.

wise
06-04-2013, 08:02 PM
the things fall apart/no longer at ease/arrow of god trilogy

ordered this the other day, looking forward to reading it, don't know much about him just saw one of his books in the bookshop and read the blurb

sufi
07-04-2013, 10:16 PM
http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/1720/the-art-of-fiction-no-139-chinua-achebe
http://www.guernicamag.com/features/how-things-fell-apart/

& this, which i havent read before
http://kirbyk.net/hod/image.of.africa.html
nice one padraig