VIDEO: Chinua Achebe’s Interview on CNN African Voices

Nigerian author Chinua Achebe (1930 – 2013) was a respected storyteller. “Things Fall Apart” received global critical acclaim when it was published in 1958. The book chronicles the life of Okonkwo and the complications and contradictions that arise when white missionaries arrive in his village. The clash between colonialism and traditional culture still makes the book relevant in today’s globalized world.

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