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Two views of Nigeria: Adichie's Americanah and Achebe's Things Fall Apart : BookerTalk
More than 50 years separate the publication of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel Americanah from the book considered the prototype for the modern African novel in English, Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart. Understandably the passage of time means the image they present of the Nigerian experience is vastly different. Achebe’s Nigeria is a tribal land held together by a shared set of …