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- Chinua Achebe (/ˈtʃɪnwɑː əˈtʃɛbɛ/, born Albert Chinụalụmọgụ Achebe; 16 November 1930 – 21 March 2013) was a Nigerian novelist, poet, professor, and critic...
- novel written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in 1958. The story focuses on pre- and post-colonial life in late nineteenth century Nigeria. It is seen as...
- No Longer at Ease is a 1960 novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It is the story of an Igbo man, Obi Okonkwo, who leaves his village for an education...
- Arrow of God is a 1964 novel by Chinua Achebe, his third. It followed his book No Longer At Ease. These two works, along with the first book, Things Fall...
- A Man of the People (1966) is the fourth novel by Chinua Achebe. This satirical novel is a story told by the young and educated narrator, Odili, on his...
- "Civil Peace" is a 1971 short story by Chinua Achebe. It is about the effects of the Nigerian Civil War (1967–1970) on the people, and the "civil peace"...
- Savannah is a 1987 novel by Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe. It was his fifth novel, first published in the UK 21 years after Achebe's previous one (A Man of...
- short story by the Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, first published in 1953. Michael Obi is a young reform-minded educator living in Nigeria, January 1949....
- and egusi. Fufu is so emblematic of Nigeria that it figures in Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, for example. Achebe's magnum opus is the most widely read...
- series was the Nigerian Chinua Achebe – who became one of Africa's most famous writers. Achebe focused first on West African writers, but soon the series...

List of quotations by Chinua Achebe

The damage done in one year can sometimes take ten or twenty years to repair

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 When suffering knocks at your door and you say... by Chinua Achebe at QuoteAbout.net
When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see

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 A man who makes trouble for others is also making... by Chinua Achebe at QuoteAbout.net
They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit

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The whole idea of a stereotype is to simplify. Instead of going through the problem of all this great diversity - that it's this or maybe that - you have just one large statement; it is this

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The only thing we have learnt from experience is that we learn nothing from experience

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People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories

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 One of the truest tests of integrity is its blunt... by Chinua Achebe at QuoteAbout.net
Nigera is what it is because its leaders are not what they should be

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 Democracy is not something you put away for ten... by Chinua Achebe at QuoteAbout.net
Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him

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