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Things Fall Apart

35 Ratings: 3.1
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6 reviews about Things Fall Apart
review by . July 19, 2010
While reading Things fall apart I went through a gauntlet of emotions; intrigue, surprise, sadness and pity among them. I was intrigued and surprised at some of the customs and the actions of these people. The main character, Okwonko, elicits sadness and pity when one sees what becomes of this once great warrior and statesman.    I would recommend this book to high school students in the same way it was introduced to me. That was the right time (grade 10 / 4th …
Quick Tip by . July 12, 2010
Loved it, terrific book that portrays the cruelty of colonialism .
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
A good look from an aborigini's view.
Quick Tip by . June 20, 2010
amazing book.
Quick Tip by . June 19, 2010
great book
review by . June 17, 2010
I was assigned to read this novel for 2 different college courses--first for an English class and then for an African studies class. This speaks to both its literary importance and its accuracy in representing the experience of African history and culture. Both times that I read the novel, I found it to be simple and clean in its storytelling, while slowly revealing a deeper level of meaning. It is the type of book that lingers on your mind. Even now, so many years after college, it is front …
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