Green Valley Library in Henderson, Nevada is hosting an art show featuring the 125 books High School student must read. I drew a number out of a virtual hat and selected the book, “Things Fall Apart” by Chinua Achebe. A book I had never read, or even heard of. I downloaded the unabridged audio version and listened two times through.
Okonkwo is a man who is pulled in many directions his entire life. He is a traditional man in all areas of living, but unbalanced in many ways. But when missionairies come to the clan, he faces his biggest challenge.
This is not an overly exciting story, but I found it very intriguing and a gripping story of life in a pre 1900’s African clan.