No Longer at Ease

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Anchor Books, 1994 - Fiction - 194 pages
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The story of a man whose foreign education has separated him from his African roots and made him parts of a ruling elite whose corruption he finds repugnant.  More than thirty years after it was first written, this novel remains a brilliant statement on the challenges still facing African society.

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

User Review  - Marie - Goodreads

Such a good book! It feels a little weird to say that, though, as the story is that of the downfall of Obi Okonkwo. Obi is a good boy from a good family who "makes it big" in securing a government job ... Read full review

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

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Things continue falling apart, this time for Okonkwo's grandchild, Obi. I am not giving anything away here, as the novel starts off with the bad news for him. Even so, the writing is very engaging ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Chinua Achebe was born in Nigeria in 1930. His first novel, Things Falls Apart, became a classic of international literature and required reading for students worldwide. He also authored four subsequent novels, two short-story collections, and numerous other books. He was the David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and, for over 15 years, was the Charles P. Stevenson Jr. Professor of Languages and Literature at Bard College. In 2007, Achebe was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for lifetime achievement. He died in 2013.

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