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Chinua Achebe: Things Fall Apart

Sunday 15 Apr 2018, 14:00 to 21:00

Queen Elizabeth Hall
Southbank Centre


Hear a special 60th anniversary reading of Chinua Achebe's masterpiece Things Fall Apart, performed by authors and Nollywood artists.

Chinua Achebe's masterpiece provides a searing examinationof a traditional African society fracturing under colonial rule. It has soldover 12 million copies in over 50 languages, and inspired generations ofauthors, artists and musicians, from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to KendrickLamar.

The Carcanet edition of Achebe's Collected Poems is available here

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