Chinua Achebe, Nigerian Writer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Chinua Achebe
  • Birth: November 16, 1930, Ogidi, Anambra, Nigeria
  • Death: March 21, 2013, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • Language: English, Igbo, Swahili (?)
  • Who he was: Nigerian novelist, poet, and critic; The "African Trilogy" (Things Fall Apart; No Longer at Ease; Arrow of God); A Man of the People; Anthills of the Savannah
  • Included in lists (What's This?): LRP; Bloom

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