There was a country by Chinua Achebe

  Author is mostly known for Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature Others publications  Novels Things Fall Apart (1958) No Longer at Ease (1960) Arrow of God (1964) A Man of the People (1966) Anthills of the Savannah (1987) Short stories Marriage Is A Private Affair... Continue Reading →


Half of a Yellow Sun: The struggle of Secession of the Biafran Republic

I heard a lot of great things about this book. And after all, it won the “orange broadband prize”. I did not know much about the Biafran war; so reading this book was like discovering a part of Africa’s story that I did not know about. Every serious bookworm had read this book, so of... Continue Reading →

The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe part II

 This is the third book of the trilogy. It is similar to the first one -Things Fall Apart - in the sense that this story happened in the same area Eastern Nigeria, Igbo land but a different village. And  as such, it is, also the story of the colonization of the Igbo people by the British... Continue Reading →

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