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This volume places each of Achebe's first four novels- "Things Fall Apart", "No Longer At Ease", "Arrow of God", and "A Man of Peace" - in its historical context. The author contrasts the content of the works with what might have been actual events or practices during Nigeria's colonial occupation.
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Book Description Longman 1981., 1981. Printed wraps 166pp 8vo. Achebe's World explores the background to the novels of Chinua Achebe and places them in their historical context. To explain the mysteries in Achebe's work the author has drawn upon his researches into Igbo history and culture and included useful anthropological information as well as a comprehensive glossary of terms and notes on various elements of the novels. Institutional library stamps to eps else a sound very clean VG copy. Seller Inventory # 25762