A twentieth-century Nigerian writer whose works include Things Fall Apart and Arrow of God. His novels focus on the clash between traditional African values and culture and the encroachment of colonialism and westernization.
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While Achebe stayed with the BBS, my father left to head up the relief effort.
So in this way, Achebe was with me at the beginning of my writing career.
Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian writer and statesman who changed African literature forever, has died at the age of 82.
Things Fall Apart stood up and stood strong, as Achebe did throughout his career.
As Ruth Franklin wrote in The New Yorker, Achebe practically invented the Great African Novel.