Great Lives | Chinua Achebe
Based on Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown picks Nigerian novelist, Chinua Achebe, the author of Things Fall Apart. With archive contributions from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Chinua Achebe himself. He was born in Nigeria in 1930 and Yasmin Alibhai Brown met him twice in Uganda in the 1960s and remains deeply impressed by both his books and his life.Tweet
Witness History | Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart
In 1958 Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe published his first book, it would revolutionise African culture and was the beginning of a whole new genre of world literature.
Things Fall Apart: Chinua Achebe's Lament
Zina Saro-Wiwa explores the legacy of Africa's first great post-colonial novel, Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.