No Longer at Ease

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Heinemann, 1987 - Fiction - 153 pages
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After studying in Britain, Obi returns to Nigeria full of high principles. He is, however, forced to adjust his moral values and succumb to the pressures of a corrupt society. Achebe uses the 'fall' of one man, a descendent of the hero in Things Fall Apar

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Review: No Longer at Ease (The African Trilogy #2)

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Like its predecessor Things Fall Apart, No Longer At Ease centres around the clash of European and African cultures and the inherent disillusionment that results from such a clash. Obi capitulates to ... Read full review

Review: No Longer at Ease (The African Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Keren Zhu - Goodreads

"[He] was in England a little under four years. He sometimes found it difficult to believe that it was as short as that. It seemed more like a decade than four years, what with the miseries of winter ... Read full review

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Chinua Achebe: An Overview
Image of Chinua Achebe. Biography · Works · [Postimperial] · Literature · [History] · [Politics] · [Religion] · [Science & Technology] ... post/ achebe/ achebeov.html

No Longer at Ease
No Longer at Ease, which received the Nigerian National Trophy for Literature, focuses on a young Nigerian man, Obi Okonkwo, who has lost connection with ... dialogues/ texts/ nolongeratease.htm

No Longer at Ease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
No Longer at Ease is a 1960 novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It is the story of an Igbo (also spelled Ibo) man, Obi Okonkwo, who leaves his village ... wiki/ No_Longer_at_Ease

Chinua Achebe: no longer at ease in exile
Major titles: Things Fall Apart (over 8 million copies sold since its publication in 1958 by Heinemann), No Longer At Ease (1960), Girls at War and Other ... courier/ 2001_06/ uk/ dires.htm

No Longer at Ease: Information and Much More from
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gradesaver: No Longer at Ease Essay: Idealism in No Longer at Ease
Chinua Achebe's No Longer at Ease includes a variety of idealistic characters, from Obi Okonkwo, the typical educated young reformer, to Mr. Green, ... classicnotes/ titles/ ease/ essay1.html

Shaun Hutchinson on Chinua Achebe's No Longer At Ease
Review: No Longer At Ease. Obi Okonkwo has the world at his feet. ... The African Trilogy - No Longer at Ease [1960] including Things Fall Apart [1958] No ... view.aspx?index=589

sparknotes: No Longer At Ease: Themes, Motifs, and Symbols
One of Chinua Achebe's main socio-political criticisms in No Longer At Ease is that of corruption in Nigeria. From the moment the book begins the main ... lit/ nolonger/ themes.html

No longer at ease: Traditional and Western values in the fiction ...
leaves his father; his story is followed up in No Longer at Ease .... vests, No Longer at Ease, on the other hand, records the triumph ... index/ N0166743N65185MT.pdf

JSTOR: No Longer at Ease
REVIEW ARTICLES/ETUDES BIBLIOGRAPHIQUES No Longer at Ease* Cecil ABRAHAMS** In Things Fall Apart and No Longer At Ease, Chinua Achebe documented the erosion ... sici?sici=0008-3968(1980)14%3A3%3C529%3ANLAE%3E2.0.CO%3B2-G

About the author (1987)

Albert Chinualumogu Achebe was born on November 16, 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria. He studied English, history and theology at University College in Ibadan from 1948 to 1953. After receiving a second-class degree, he taught for a while before joining the Nigeria Broadcasting Service in 1954. He was working as a broadcaster when he wrote his first two novels, and then quit working to devote himself to writing full time. Unfortunately his literary career was cut short by the Nigerian Civil War. During this time he supported the ill-fated Biafrian cause and served abroad as a diplomat. He and his family narrowly escaped assassination. After the civil war, he abandoned fiction for a period in favor of essays, short stories, and poetry. His works include Things Fall Apart, Arrow of God, No Longer at Ease, A Man of the People, Anthills of the Savannah, and There Was a Country. He also wrote four children's books including Chike and the River and How the Leopard Got His Claws. In 2007, he won the Man Booker International Prize for his "overall contribution to fiction on the world stage." He also worked as a professor of literature in Nigeria and the United States. He died following a brief illness on March 21, 2013 at the age of 82.

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