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No Longer at Ease, Achebe, Chinua
1 Achebe, Chinua No Longer at Ease
London, UK Contemporary Fiction 1962 Book Club (Contemporay Fiction- UK Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy has been boldly SIGNED by Chinua Achebe on the title page. First published in the UK by Heinemann in 1960 - this is a UK book club edition with Newsletter enclosed which features this title as their Number 1 choice in August 1962. In this, his second novel, he tells the story of Okonkwo’s grandson, Obi, who learns to fit into British colonial society. Raised as a Christian and educated in England, Obi abandons the countryside for a job as a civil servant in Lagos, which was the capital at the time. Cut off from traditional values, he succumbs to greed and in the end is prosecuted for graft. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Chinua Achebe, Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]
2 Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll] Chinua Achebe
New York, NY St. Martin's Press 1980 0312133863 / 9780312133863 Second Edition (Printed in UK) Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This is a Second Edition of the critical study of Chinua Achebe (SIGNED by Achebe) the most widely known African writer. An earlier version of this study first appeared in 1970 - this second edition represents an updating and reflects significant new writings by Achebe since that time. The introduction to this critical study by David Carroll presents the context in which Achebe writes - the traditional ways of his own Igbo society, and the European contact with Africa. It is the complex interaction of these cultures that forms the central theme of most of his writing. 
Price: 185.00 USD
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Chinua Achebe, Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]
3 Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll] Chinua Achebe
New York, New York Twayne Publishers, Inc 1970 First Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
Chinua Achebe is one of the most impressive of the African novelists writing at the present time. His novels describe with wit and dignity the traditional way of life of a West African people before the coming of the white man.This study, the first extensive discussion of Achebe's novels, examines the various aspects of this confrontation, and also the techniques by which it is articulated. Europe and Africa meet and interact not only in the drama of events, but also in the manner in which Achebe adapts and modifies the English novel for his own, African purposes. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Fishermen, Obioma, Chigozie
4 Obioma, Chigozie The Fishermen
New York, New York Little, Brown and Company 2015 0316338370 / 9780316338370 First American Edition/First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Signed by Author
This copy of "The Fishermen" has been SIGNED (with flourish!) by Chigozie Obioma on the title page! He has also dated it 13-5-15 - the month following its published date. In a Nigerian town in the mid-1990s, four brothers encounter a madman whose mystic prophecy of violence threatens the core of their close-knit family. With this bold debut (a Finalist for the 2015 MAN Booker Prize) Chicozie Obioma emerges as one of the most original new voices of modern African literature, echoing its older generation's masterly storytelling with a contemporary fearlessness and purpose. Winner and Finalist for a large number of literary awards. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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