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Chinua Achebe

(Albert Chinualumogu Achebe)
Nigeria (1930 - 2013)

Chinua Achebe, born Albert Chinualumogu Achebe on November 16, 1930, was a Nigerian novelist, poet and critic. He is best known for his first novel, Things Fall Apart (1958), which is the most widely-read book in modern African literature.

Genres: Literary Fiction, Children's Fiction