Things Fall Apart
Heinemann, 1996 - 148 halaman
This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall.
This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature.
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I have trouble enjoying a book if I don't like the main character, and Okonkwo is impossible to like. He's a misogynist and terribly violent. There's a lot of information here, and the setting is ... Baca ulasan lengkap
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