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Masculinity in things fall apart an igby prize essay by nidhi singh on achebe's things fall apart and its flawed idea of masculinity that defined the life of its hero okonkwo what achebe accomplishes with things fall apart is exemplary. Things fall apart has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 50 languages — read the full ap obituary the washington post's review was even more. Things fall apart is simple, honest, unbiased, and has the most powerful ending of any book i've read in today's world of clashing cultures, this is a historical dilemma from which all could learn. In many respects things fall apart is the to kill a mockingbird of african literature: accessible but stinging, its layers peeling over the course of multiple readings.
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His 1958 novel, ''things fall apart,'' has sold more than 10 million copies, and he has also won the man booker international prize for fiction and the nigerian national merit award.
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