Avil Beckford Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is a constant on the must-read book lists. It is a seminal piece of work, and has had staying power because.
It’s the first time that any author demonstrated how European colonization impacted the natives. Achebe wrote the book from the perspective of someone from the country that was colonized.Other authors wrote about this topic, but they came at it from a different perspective.
Joseph Conrad’s (Review) – which I found offensive because of the way he depicted black people – was one of those books.With the demonstration going on around the world, I thought I’d add this book review that I wrote more than seven years ago.Read more on theinvisiblementor.com