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Chinua Achebe Was 'Grandfather' Of African Literature

Friday, March 22, 2013

Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe died Thursday in Boston. His first novel, Things Fall Apart was published in 1958 and is still the most widely-read piece of African literature.

Source: NPR

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