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Let us read "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe

Hosted by the Consul of the Addis Ababa Book Club Group
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Took place 6 days ago
Wed 15 Nov 18:30 - 20:30

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Let us read the book 'Things Fall Apart' by Chinua Achebe.
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As this will be the third book club meeting, we will discuss the book for next month.

Please call me for directions to Daniel´s house which is between Kebena and Arat Kilo. I look forward to seeing you at the Book Club.

Details of the book are as follows:

Things Fall Apart is the first of three novels in Chinua Achebe's critically acclaimed African Trilogy. It is a classic narrative about Africa's cataclysmic encounter with Europe as it establishes a colonial presence on the continent. Told through the fictional experiences of Okonkwo, a wealthy and fearless Igbo warrior of Umuofia in the late Protected content , Things Fall Apart explores one man's futile resistance to the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political andreligious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order.

With more than 20 million copies sold and translated into fifty-seven languages, Things Fall Apart provides one of the most illuminating and permanent monuments to African experience. Achebe does not only capture life in a pre-colonial African village, he conveys the tragedy of the loss of that world while broadening our understanding of our contemporary realities.

All the best, Marcela