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Chinua Achebe

March 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off on Chinua Achebe

The news was broken today that Chinua Achebe has died.  A Boston Globe tribute included this memorial:

‘It would be impossible to say how ‘Things Fall Apart’ influenced African writing,’’ the African scholar Kwame Anthony Appiah once observed. ‘‘It would be like asking how Shakespeare influenced English writers or Pushkin influenced Russians. Achebe didn’t only play the game, he invented it.’’

We have a good selection of Achebe’s works, including the following:

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