Things Fall Apart
Rehák David - Important Books, 2013 - 76 頁
Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in people's lives. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought about by British colonial rule. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's downfall results from his own character as well as from external forces.
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - SandDune - LibraryThing
Okonkwo is well-known in the nine villages making up Umuofia, a locality populated by the Igbo people in what is now Nigeria. Famous initially for his prowess in wrestling, and then more and more for ... 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - eldang - LibraryThing
Wow. For the first half of this book I thought it a bit artless and frustrating, but it turns into a very much cleverer and more subtle work than I had been expecting. Ultimately the book is utterly ... 閱讀評論全文