No Longer at Ease

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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.

In this novel, the so-called sequal to "Things Fall Apart "Achebe creates a classic story of both personal and moral struggle, and turbulent social conflict.

Written before Achebe was thirty, No Longer at Ease""tell the story of Obi Okonowo, a man whose foreign education has separated him from his African roots and made him a part of a ruling elite whose corruption he finds repugnant. The agony of choosing between traditional values and the demands of a changing world is dramatized with unequaled clarity and poignancy. Still relevant more than forty years after it was written, No Longer at Ease remains a brilliant statement of the challenge facing African society.

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Author:
Chinua Achebe
ISBN 10:
8087888065
Pages:
94
Publisher:
Important Books
Publication Date:
August 22, 2013
Binding:
Paperback