I was never really into African Literature, but he was (is) a rare shining example of how I wish to acieve my goal in the increase of general human conscience – it’s a shame more of his writing will not grace Literature.
Originally posted on eNotes.com Official Blog:
Breaking News: Just announced that Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has passed away at a hospital in Boston. Achebe was eighty-two.
Achebe rose to fame in 1958 with the publication of his first novel Things Fall Apart, a work that met with both critical and popular success. Other international best-sellers include No Longer At Ease, A Man of the People, Arrow of God and Anthills of the Savannah.