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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Everymans Library
Publication date October 1, 1995
Pages 181
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679446231
ISBN-10 0679446230
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.25 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.75 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $19.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: THINGS FALL APART tells two overlapping, intertwining stories, both of which center around Okonkwo, a “strong man” of an Ibo village in Nigeria. The first of these stories traces Okonkwo's fall from grace with the tribal world in which he lives, and in its classical purity of line and economical beauty it provides us with a powerful fable about the immemorial conflict between the individual and society. The second story, which is as modern as the first is ancient, and which elevates the book to a tragic plane, concerns the clash of cultures and the destruction of Okonkwo's world through the arrival of aggressive, proselytizing European missionaries. These twin dramas are perfectly harmonized, and they are modulated by an awareness capable of encompassing at once the life of nature, human history, and the mysterious compulsions of the soul. THINGS FALL APART is the most illuminating and permanent monument we have to the modern African experience as seen from within.

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780679417149 Book cover for 9780679446231 Book cover for 9781587657115
 
With M. Keith Booker (other contributor) | Har/psc re edition from Salem Pr Inc (October 15, 2010)
9781587657115 | details & prices | 322 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.52 lbs | List price $95.00
About: Introductory essays reflect on Achebe's pioneering achievement and evaluate the enduring, international popularity of Things Fall Apart.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Everymans Library (October 1, 1995)
9780679446231 | details & prices | 181 pages | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.75 lbs | List price $19.95
About: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man.
from Everymans Library (June 1, 1992)
9780679417149 | details & prices | List price $15.00
About: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man
Paperback
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from Createspace Independent Pub (May 25, 2015)
9781512366501 | details & prices | 106 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.24 in. | 0.47 lbs | List price $10.00
Rep stg edition from Spark Pub Group (February 4, 2014)
9781411469686 | details & prices | 86 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.24 lbs | List price $5.95
About: When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this book offers students what they need to succeed.
from Lightning Source Inc (December 14, 2010)
9788087888476 | details & prices | 76 pages | 7.50 × 9.75 × 0.25 in. | 0.34 lbs | List price $7.75
With Francis Abiola Irele (other contributor) | Reprint edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (December 4, 2008)
9780393932195 | details & prices | 597 pages | 5.00 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $24.15
About: Chinua Achebe’s tragic novel of pre-colonial Igbo society was a major literary and cultural event when it was published in 1958.
from Chelsea House Pub (January 1, 2002)
9780791071717 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $26.60
About: A critical overview of the work features the writings of Richard Begam, Rhonda Cobham, Emmanuel Edame Egar, Clement Okafor, Richard K.
from McGraw-Hill College (June 1, 2000)
9780072435184 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $15.65
from Anchor Books (August 1, 1997)
9789990018578 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.52 lbs | List price $0.02
Expanded edition from Heinemann (November 25, 1996)
9780435905255 | details & prices | 148 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $13.95
About: This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village.
Reprint edition from Anchor Books (October 1, 1994)
9780385474542 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $12.00
About: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man
With Benny Goodman | from Heinemann (June 1, 1986)
9780435909888 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $5.95
This edition also contains Psychology and Sociology in Nursing
About: The story of Okonkwo, an important man in the Obi tribe, in the days when white men were first appearing on the scene.
Reissue edition from Fawcett Books (December 1, 1984)
9780449208106 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $4.95
About: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man
from Astor-Honor Inc (March 1, 1959)
9780839250067 | details & prices | List price $7.95
About: Okonkwo suffers much to gain a high position in his Nigerian village
Cassette/Spoken Word
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Unabridged edition from Recorded Books (December 1, 1997)
9780788708152 | details & prices | List price $30.00
About: First published in 1958, this is the story of a strong man whose life is dominated by fear and anger.
Reinforced
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from Demco Media (October 1, 1994)
9780606119795 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $18.95
About: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (November 5, 2008)
9781439571545 | details & prices | List price $24.65
About: "Things Fall Apart" tells two intertwining stories, both centering on Okonkwo, a "strong man" of an Ibo village in Nigeria.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999)
9780808592778 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $23.30
About: The contemporary African writer's classic novel depicting the destruction of traditional tribal life by the white man

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