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Engels | Druk: Anchor Books ed | Paperback | 9780385474542
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Boek cover Things Fall Apart van Chinua Achebe (Paperback)
A Novel
A classic novel about the confrontation of African tribal life with colonial rule tells the tragic story of a warrior whose manly, fearless exterior conceals bewilderment, fear, and anger at the breakdown of his society. Reprint.
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780141186887
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Boek cover Things Fall Apart van Chinua Achebe (Paperback)
One of the BBCs 100 Novels That Shaped Our World A worldwide bestseller and the first part of Achebes African Trilogy, Things Fall Apart is the compelling story of one mans battle to protect his community against the forces of change Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire in the harmattan. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village. With his world thrown radically off-balance he can only...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780141023380
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Boek cover Things Fall Apart van Chinua Achebe (Paperback)
One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World' A worldwide bestseller and the first part of Achebe's African Trilogy, Things Fall Apart is the compelling story of one man's battle to protect his community against the forces of change Okonkwo is the greatest wrestler and warrior alive, and his fame spreads throughout West Africa like a bush-fire in the harmattan. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village. With his world thrown radically...
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Engels | Paperback | 9780435913502
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Boek cover AWS Classics Things Fall Apart van Chinua Achebe (Paperback)
Bestselling Nigerian author Chinua Achebe is among the most powerful and original writers in English fiction
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9780143106692
Boek cover Weep Not, Child van Ngugi Wa ThiongO (Paperback)
The Nobel Prize&;nominated Kenyan writer&;s powerful first novel Two brothers, Njoroge and Kamau, stand on a garbage heap and look into their futures: Njoroge is to attend school, while Kamau will train to be a carpenter. But this is Kenya, and the times are against them: In the forests, the Mau Mau is waging war against the white government, and the two brothers and their family need to decide where their loyalties lie. For the practical Kamau, the choice is simple, but for Njoroge the scholar, the dream of progress through learning is a hard one to give up. The first East African novel...
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Nederlands | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9789059778429
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Boek cover De staat van Afrika van Richard Dowden (Onbekend)
Na 35 jaar in Afrika kan Richard Dowden met recht een zeer eigen geschiedenis schrijven over de Afrikaanse staten en hun bevolking. Hij beschrijft Afrika vanaf het moment dat de Europeanen vertrokken waren en nadat de superpowers arriveerden. Hij vertelt, onthult en verklaart en laat de lezer zijn eigen conclusies trekken zonder zijn mening op te dringen. Richard Dowden was aanwezig bij elke belangrijke gebeurtenis en humanitaire ramp en beschrijft dat verhelderend en met kennis van landen en bevolkingen. Maar ook schrijft hij met passie over de warmte, wijsheid en vreugde van de Afrikaan...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9780141393964
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Boek cover Things Fall Apart van Chinua Achebe (Onbekend)
Okonkwo is the greatest warrior alive, famous throughout West Africa. But when he accidentally kills a clansman, things begin to fall apart. Then Okonkwo returns from exile to find missionaries and colonial governors have arrived in the village. With his world thrown radically off-balance he can only hurtle towards tragedy. Chinua Achebe's stark novel reshaped both African and world literature. This arresting parable of a proud but powerless man witnessing the ruin of his people begins Achebe's landmark trilogy of works chronicling the fate of one African community, continued in Arrow of God...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | E-book | 9780141393988
Boek cover Arrow of God van Chinua Achebe (Onbekend)
Ezeulu, headstrong chief priest of the god Ulu, is worshipped by the six villages of Umuaro. But he is beginning to find his authority increasingly under threat - from his rivals in the tribe, from those in the white government and even from his own family. Yet he still feels he must be untouchable - surely he is an arrow in the bow of his God? Armed with this belief, he is prepared to lead his people, even if it means destruction and annihilation. Yet the people will not be so easily dominated. Spare and powerful, Arrow of God is an unforgettable portrayal of the loss of faith, and the...
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Nederlands | Druk: 1 | Hardcover | 9789044513790
Boek cover Termietenheuvels in de savanne van Chinua Achebe (Hardcover)
Sam, Chris en Ikem zijn al vrienden sinds ze bij elkaar op school zaten. Nu de dictator van hun Afrikaanse land in een coup onttroond is, spelen ze alle drie een belangrijke rol in het nieuwe regime. Chris is commissaris van informatie, Ikem is hoofdredacteur van de krant en Sam is president. Wanneer Sam zich laat corrumperen door de macht en steeds meer dictatoriale trekken begint te vertonen, moeten de andere twee vrienden zich opnieuw bezinnen op hun eigen positie. Niet alleen hun onderlinge vriendschap komt onder druk te staan, maar ook de toekomst van hun land.
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Engels | Druk: Combined volume | Paperback | 9780143131342
Boek cover The African Trilogy van Chinua Achebe (Paperback)
Things Fall Apart; Arrow of God; No Longer at Ease
Chinua Achebe is considered the father of modern African literature, the writer who ''opened the magic casements of African fiction.'' The African Trilogy--comprised of Things Fall Apart, Arrow of God, and No Longer at Ease--is his magnum opus. In these masterly novels, Achebe brilliantly imagines the lives of three generations of an African community as their world is upended by the forces of colonialism from the first arrival of the British to the waning days of empire. The trilogy opens with the groundbreaking Things Fall Apart, the tale of Okonkwo, a hero in his village, whose clashes...
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