RENOWNED Nigerian author Chinua Achebe known as the father of African literature, has died at the age of 82. His death followed an illness from a hospital in Boston.
Achebe, 82, was most famous for his ground breaking 1958 novel Things Fall Apart, which dealt with the impact of colonialism on African society. Things Fall Apart has sold more than 10 million copies - and has been translated into more than 50 languages. He has been living in the US since 1990 following injuries from ...
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Source: Guardian Newspaper