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Things Fall Apart is a 1958 English-language novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, and one of the first African novels written in English to receive global critical acclaim. The title of the novel comes from William Butler Yeats' poem "The Second Coming".
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- Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (US)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Things Fall Apart: The Story of a Strong Man
- Achebe, Chinua
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good
- Quantity available
- First Edition
- McDowell Obolensky
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date published
- Bookseller catalogs
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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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