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    Chinua Achebe - Best Nigerian Writer

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    • Great Minds

      Author of "Things Fall Apart", Chinua Achebe. Links to a New Yorker article about him and the Great African novel.

    • TeleSUR English

      Chinua Achebe was a Nigerian novelist, poet, and professor. His book Things Fall Apart is perhaps the most widely read book in African literature. He worked for the Nigerian Broadcasting Service, where he helped to establish Voices of Nigeria and reported in the early days of Independence.

    • Br. Tom Murphy

      Philip Gourevitch: Having, with his first effort, created a permanent place for the African novel in the world literary canon, Achebe continued to be a prolific imaginative writer, producing novels and stories that evoked, in a range of voices, the trials of Nigeria’s pre-colonial and colonial history, and the traumas of its post-independence ordeals ...

    • Alaric Smith

      (Nigeria) Chinua Achebe, author of, among his many books, "Things fall apart".

    • IYA AGAN ADEKOYA

      (Nigeria) Chinua Achebe, books opened up a flood of thoughts for me.

    • Commonwealth Writers

      The legendary Chinua Achebe, author of 'Things Fall Apart' #NIGERIA

    • Shop Mombasa

      CHINUA ACHEBE, AUTHOR (Nigeria) The father of the African novel !

    • Segment News

      Chinua Achebe, Author Of ‘Things Fall Apart,’ Dies At 82

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