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Achebe, Chinua

Overview
Works: 885 works in 3,144 publications in 23 languages and 81,248 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction  Political fiction  History  Poetry  Satire  Personal narratives  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Contributor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Dedicatee, Narrator, Collaborator, Adapter, Annotator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR9387.9.A3, 823
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Most widely held works about Chinua Achebe
 
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Most widely held works by Chinua Achebe
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe( Book )

449 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 17 languages and held by 9,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1958, this novel tells the story of Okonkwo, the leader of an Igbo (Ibo) community who is banished for accidentally killing a clansman. The novel covers the seven years of his exile to his return, providing an inside view of the intrusion of white missionaries and colonial government into tribal Igbo society in the 1890s
No longer at ease by Chinua Achebe( Book )

197 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obi Okonkwo is an idealistic young man who has now returned to Nigeria for a job in the civil service. However in his new role he finds that the way of government seems to be corruption. Obi manages to resist the bribes offered to him, but when he falls in love with an unsuitable girl, he sinks further into emotional and financial turmoil
Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe( Book )

195 editions published between 1864 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Ibo heartland of eastern Nigeria, one of Africa's best-known writers describes the conflict between old and new in its most poignant aspect--the personal struggle between father and son
Anthills of the savannah by Chinua Achebe( Book )

97 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional account of African politics that prophesieses social change
A man of the people by Chinua Achebe( Book )

157 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 2,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the renowned author of Things Fall Apart, this novel foreshadows the Nigerian coups of 1966 and shows the color and vivacity as well as the violence and corruption of a society making its own way between the two worlds
Girls at war, and other stories by Chinua Achebe( Book )

89 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve stories by the internationally renowned novelist which recreate with energy and authenticity the major social and political issues that confront contemporary Africans on a daily basis
Hopes and impediments : selected essays by Chinua Achebe( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's critical writings over the past twenty-five years use his creative energies to expose the monster of racist habit and offer a new perspective on the human condition
African short stories( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories by African writers which deal with life and customs in African society
Morning yet on creation day : essays by Chinua Achebe( Book )

35 editions published between 1975 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Chinua Achebe( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Featuring seven new, never-before-published poems in addition to Chinua Achebe's award-winning earlier work, Collected Poems makes available again after more than twenty-five years the poetry of Africa's foremost novelist. From an account of the tragedy of Biafra to an appeal to African consciousness, from a gentle mockery of tradition to a recollection of personal relationships, Achebe's poems are marked by a richness of language and blend simplicity and eloquence, fierceness and tenderness and a careful attention to the minute - a facial expression, a wrinkled hand, a sunbeam."--Jacket
Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe( Recording )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Okonkwo is a great warrior and one of the powerful men in his village. When white missionaries and government bureaucrats threaten their tribal customs, he takes violent action
Chike and the river by Chinua Achebe( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in English and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Chike has a burning desire to go across the River Niger, and comes face to face with dangerous robbers
The trouble with Nigeria by Chinua Achebe( Book )

29 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas in Biafra and other poems by Chinua Achebe( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The African trilogy : Things fall apart ; No longer at ease ; Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe( Book )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects three of the author's novels, all inspired by the tragedies faced by the Igbo people during the European colonization of Africa
How the leopard got his claws by Chinua Achebe( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts how the leopard got his claws and teeth and why he rules the forest with terror
Beware, soul brother; poems by Chinua Achebe( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Heinemann book of contemporary African short stories( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 20 stories written between 1980-1991 which deal with themes relevant to various regions of Africa
A tribute to James Baldwin : Black writers redefine the struggle : proceedings of a conference at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, April 22-23, 1988 featuring Chinua Achebe [and others] by Chinua Achebe( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things fall apart : notes ... by John Chua( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Things fall apart
Alternative Names
Ačebe, Činua 1930-2013

Achebe A. Ch. 1930-2013

Achebe, Albert Chinua

Achebe, Albert Chinua 1930-

Achebe, Albert Chinua 1930-2013

Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu

Achebe, Albert Chinualumogu 1930-2013

Achebe Ch. 1930-2013

Achebe, Chinua

Achebe, Chinua, 1930-

Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert

Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert 1930-

Achebe, Chinualumogu Albert 1930-2013

Achebe, Chnua 1930-2013

Acībī, Cinūā

Ats'ebeh, Ts'inuʼa

Chinua Achebe.

Chinua Achebe 1930-2013

Chinua Achebe, Albert 1930-2013

Chinua Achebe ibó származású, angol nyelven alkotó nigériai regényíró, költő, tanár

Chinua Achebe Nigerian a nobelista, poeta ampong kritiku

Chinua Achebe nigerianischer Schriftsteller

Chinua Achebe nigeriansk forfatter

Chinua Achebe nigeryjski pisarz i poeta

Chinua Achebe romanschrijver uit Nigeria (1930-2013)

Chinua Achebe scrittore, saggista e critico letterario nigeriano

Chinualumgu, Albert

Chinualumgu, Albert 1930-2013

Chinualumogu Achebe, Albert 1930-2013

Chinualumogu, Albert 1930-2013

Çinua Açebe

Τσινούα Ατσέμπε Νιγηριανός συγγραφέας, ποιητής, πανεπιστημιακός και κριτικός

Ачебе А. Ч. 1930-2013

Ачебе Ч. 1930-2013

Чинуа Ачебе

Чынуа Ачэбэ

Չինուա Աչեբե

אצ׳בה, צ׳ינוא

אצ'בה, צ'ינוא 1930-

אצ'בה, צ'ינואה 1930-

צ'ינוא אצ'בה

أتشيبى، تشينوا، 1930-

أتشينى، شينوا

أشيبى، تشنوا، 1930-

تشينو أتشيبي

شينوا أتشيبي، 1930-

چینوا آچیه

चिनुआ अचेबे

চিনুয়া আচেবে

ਚਿਨੁਆ ਅਚੇਬੇ

சின்னுவ அச்செபே

చినువ అచెబె

ಚಿನುವ ಅಚಿಬೆ

ചിന്വാ അച്ചേബേ

ชินัว อะเชเบ

ჩინუა აჩებე

아체베, 치누아 1930-

아체베, 친와 1930-

아췌베, 치누아 1930-

치누아 아체베

ቺኑዋ አቼቤ

アチェベ, チヌア

アチュベ

チヌア・アチェベ

钦努阿·阿契贝

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No longer at easeArrow of GodAnthills of the savannahA man of the peopleGirls at war, and other storiesHopes and impediments : selected essaysAfrican short storiesCollected poems