Africa's Tarnished Name by Chinua Achebe

Africa's Tarnished Name

Penguin Modern #28

Chinua Achebe

nonfiction essays politics challenging reflective slow-paced

64 pages | first published 1997


He needed to hear Africa speak for itself after a lifetime of hearing Africa spoken about by othersElectrifying essays on the history, complexity, diversity of a continent, from the father of modern African literature.Penguin Modern: fifty new boo...
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