Things Fall Apart (1958)

"Things Fall Apart" is a novel written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe, published in 1958. The novel tells the story of Okonkwo, a member of the Igbo tribe in pre-colonial Nigeria. Okonkwo is a strong and respected warrior, known for his success in warfare and wrestling, as well as his adherence to traditional Igbo values.

The novel follows Okonkwo's life as he rises to become a powerful leader in his community, but also struggles with his own internal conflicts and the changes brought about by the arrival of European colonists. As the novel progresses, Okonkwo's world begins to "fall apart" as he struggles to adapt to the new ways and values introduced by the colonizers.

"Things Fall Apart" is a classic work of literature that deals with themes of cultural change, colonialism, and the effects of contact between different societies. It has been widely read and studied, and is considered an important work of African literature.

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