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No Longer at Ease

By: Achebe, Chinua

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, UK, Contemporary Fiction: 1962

Edition: Book Club (Contemporay Fiction- UK

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6600

Condition: Fine


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 f... View more info

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Chinua Achebe

By: Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Twayne Publishers, Inc: 1970

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 7652

Condition: 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. View more info

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Chinua Achebe

By: Achebe, Chinua [David Carroll]

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: Second Edition (Printed in UK)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6601

ISBN: 0312133863

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

Chinua Achebe

By: Carroll, David [Chinua achebe]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, NY, St. Martin's Press: 1980

Edition: Second Edition (Printed in UK)

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5718

ISBN: 0312133863

Condition: Fine


This is a Second Edition of the critical study of Chinua Achebe (SIGNED by him) 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. View more info