Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe speaks from the grave

"Things Fall Apart" by Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe published by Heinemann - considered most widely read book in African literature

Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe speaks from the grave
Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe speaks from the grave

Profession: Novelist and Poet 

Nationality: 

Nigeria

Nigerian

Why Famous: Best known for his first novel and magnum opus, "Things Fall Apart", which is the most widely read book in modern African literature.

Born:  November 16 1930 
Birthplace: Ogidi, Anambra, Nigeria

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign:Scorpio 

Died:March 21, 2013  (aged 82)

 

Married Life

  • 1961-09-10 Nigerian novelist, critic and academic Chinua Achebe ("Things Fall Apart") marries Christie Okoli

Events in the Life of Chinua Achebe

  •  1958-06-17 "Things Fall Apart" by Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe published by Heinemann - considered most widely read book in African literature