'Okonkwo was a great man....' and thus the story begins and why the 'Center Cannot hold." "Things Fall Apart,'" the most popular book in African literature by Nigerian author, Chinua Achebe. If there is any book in African literature that everybody should read at least once in their lifetime, it's this iconic book. We would not say too much about it, Nelson Mandela's quote says it all. Please go ogle it, check it out at your near by library
Chinua Achebe (16 November 1930 – 22 March 2013) was cited in the London Sunday Times as one of the “1,000 Makers of the Twentieth Century” for defining “a modern African literature that was truly African” and thereby making “a major contribution to world literature.
The Magellan Fallacy: Globalization and the Emergence of Asian and African Literature in Spanish (Paperback)