The African Trilogy by Chinua Achebe

The African Trilogy

The African Trilogy #1-3

Chinua Achebe

fiction classics historical challenging reflective slow-paced

560 pages | first published 1964

Description

Chinua Achebe is considered the father of African literature in English, the writer who 'opened the magic casements of African fiction' for an international readership. Following the 50th anniversary of the publication of his ground-breaking Thing...
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Moods

challenging 100%
informative 66%
reflective 66%
dark 33%
mysterious 33%

Pace

slow 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 33% | Character: 33% | Plot: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Average rating

3.82