Things Fall Apart [documentary]

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*20080605

Chinua Achebe's Lament

Zina Saro-Wiwa explores the legacy of Africa's first great post-colonial novel.

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart is a novel set at the turn of the century in what is now Nigeria, telling the story of a society which lives close to the rhythms and drumbeats of nature.

Fifty years after its publication, the book still enjoys a huge worldwide appeal.

*20080605

Chinua Achebe's Lament

Zina Saro-Wiwa explores the legacy of Africa's first great post-colonial novel.

Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart is a novel set at the turn of the century in what is now Nigeria, telling the story of a society which lives close to the rhythms and drumbeats of nature.

Fifty years after its publication, the book still enjoys a huge worldwide appeal.