The African Trilogy: Things Fall Apart / No Longer at Ease / Arrow of God, Chinua Achebe. Published by Everyman’s Library, London, 2010. 8vo up to 9½” tall. 514 pages. Red cloth boards with spine titles in gilt; gold reading ribbon. Both volume and unclipped jacket are in pristine, unread condition.
Collected for the first time in Everyman’s Library, are the three internationally acclaimed classic novels that comprise what has come to be known as Chinua Achebe’s African Trilogy. Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. His first novel, Things Falls Apart, became a classic of international literature and required reading for students worldwide. In 2007, Achebe was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for lifetime achievement. He died in 2013. In these masterful novels, Achebe brilliantly sets universal tales of personal and moral struggle in the context of the tragic drama of colonization. 002664 $25