Chinua Achebe

  • Born: (Ogidi, British Nigeria)
  • Died: (Boston, Massachusetts, USA)

Chinua Achebe (born Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe) was an Igbo Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic. His first novel Things Fall Apart (1958) is also considered his magnum opus, and is the most widely read book in modern African literature. He wrote The African Trilogy.


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