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Achebe Chinua

Nigerian Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Essayist, Criticist and Politcal Commentator

Achebe Chinua nigerian writer, author, Novelist, essayist, political commentator, critic born november 1930

Achebe Chinua nigerian writer, author, Novelist, essayist, political commentator, critic born November 1930

Chinua Achebe was Born 16 November 1930 and is at the time of this post still alive.

Chinua Achebe is best known for the Novel Things Fall Apart

Known for his first novel and magnum opus, Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely read book in modern African literature.

Novels by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart (1958)
No Longer at Ease (1960)
Arrow of God (1964)
A Man of the People (1966)
Anthills of the Savannah (1987)

Short Stories by Chinua Achebe

Marriage Is A Private Affair (1952)
Dead Men’s Path (1953)
The Sacrificial Egg and Other Stories (1953)
Civil Peace (1971)
Girls at War and Other Stories (including “Vengeful Creditor”) (1973)
African Short Stories (1985)
Heinemann Book of Contemporary African Short Stories (1992)
The Voter

Poetry by Chinua Achebe

Beware, Soul-Brother, and Other Poems (1971)
Don’t let him die: An anthology of memorial poems for Christopher Okigbo (1978)
Another Africa (1998)
Collected Poems Carcanet Press (2005)
Refugee Mother And Child

Essays, Criticism, Non-Fiction and Political Commentary by Chinua Achebe

There was a Country: A personal history of Biafra (2012)
The Novelist as Teacher (1965) – also in Hopes and Impediments
An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad’s “Heart of Darkness” (1975) – also in Hopes and Impediments
Morning Yet on Creation Day (1975)
The Trouble With Nigeria (1984)
Hopes and Impediments (1988)
Home and Exile (2000)
Education of a British protected Child (6 October 2009)
The Igbo and their Perception of God, Human Beings and Creation, (2010)

Children’s Books by Chinua Achebe

Chike and the River (1966)
How the Leopard Got His Claws (with John Iroaganachi) (1972)
The Flute (1975)
The Drum (1978)

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