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Chinua Achebe

3.58 of 5 Votes: 5
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There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra (2012)
3.84 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A good overview of the events leading up to the Biafran War and the context in which it occurred. 'A Personal History' is a good subtitle for the book as it mainly revolves around Achebe's experiences during the war and doesn't necessarily give an overall view of how others in Bi...
The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays (2009)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This book is a great detox for all the colonial propaganda that one hears! It is a must read for understanding the language of colonialism. Nevertheless, Chinua Achebe is a great writer and a man of determined and stubborn stance! He will never move aside whenever the subject of ...
Een jeugd onder Britse protectie (2010)
3.9 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Almost exactly 11 months ago, Chinua Achebe died. I rarely mourn celebrities or authors, but for some reason, his death struck a nerve. Maybe because we share a birthday. Maybe because reading his book in graduate school opened my world up (yes, that's right, I didn't read it u...
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