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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141906744
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

Anthills of the Savannah




'[The writer] in whose company the prison walls fell down' - Nelson Mandela. After a long silence Achebe published in 1987 what many see as his greatest work - an acrid, frightening look at oil-boom Nigeria, a world of robberies, road blocks and intimidation in which those who are meant to be protecting a country's citizens are in reality supervising the looting.

  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141906744
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

About the author

Chinua Achebe

Born in 1930, Nigerian novelist and poet Chinua Achebe is probably black Africa's most widely read novelist. His first work, Things Fall Apart, is regarded as a classic of world literature and has been translated into 40 languages.

Introducer Biography:
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie grew up in Nigeria and now lives in the United States. She is the author of Purple Hibiscus, Half of a Yellow Sunand The Thing Around Your Neck.

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