African Trilogy
Books in series5
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  • 1
    Things Fall Apart | Chinua Achebe

    Things Fall Apart

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Chinua Achebe
    • Narrated By Peter Francis James
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (98)
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    (66)
    Story
    (68)

    Okonowo is the greatest warrior alive and one of the most powerful men of his clan. Determined not to be like his father, he refuses to show weakness to anyone - even if the only way he can master his feelings is with his fists.

    A great book from a great writer and a great man.

    Refracted through the earlier work of Joseph Conrad - Heart of Darkness - to which Achebe took notable exception and the later and altogether wonderfu..Show More »

    Reviewed on 30 August 2010 by Stephen (Rowlands Gill,, United Kingdom)
  • 2
    No Longer at Ease | Chinua Achebe

    No Longer at Ease

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Chinua Achebe
    • Narrated By Peter Jay Fernandez
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    (3)
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    (1)
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    (1)

    Obi Okonkwo is an idealistic young man who returns to Nigeria for a job in the civil service following an education in the UK. Managing to resist the bribes that are offered to him, he falls in love with an unsuitable girl and sinks into emotional and financial turmoil. The lure of easy money becomes harder to refuse, and Obi becomes caught in a trap he cannot escape.

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    No Longer at Ease | Chinua Achebe

    No Longer at Ease

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 31 mins)
    • By Chinua Achebe
    • Narrated By Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    Obi Okonkwo is an idealistic young man who returns to Nigeria for a job in the civil service following an education in the UK. Managing to resist the bribes that are offered to him, he falls in love with an unsuitable girl and sinks into emotional and financial turmoil. The lure of easy money becomes harder to refuse, and Obi becomes caught in a trap he cannot escape.

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  • 3
    Arrow of God | Chinua Achebe

    Arrow of God

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Chinua Achebe
    • Narrated By Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (12)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (9)

    Ezeulu is worshipped by the six villages of Umuaro. But he is beginning to find his authority increasingly under threat. Yet he still feels he must be untouchable - surely he is an arrow in the bow of his God? Armed with this belief, he is prepared to lead his people, even if it means destruction and annihilation. Yet the people will not be so easily dominated.

    Bedtime Story

    My children love listening to stories when they go to be and now I have started playing them Audible books at night.

    As a Nigerian living in ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 08 April 2013 by Amazon Customer (Leeds, United Kingdom)
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    Arrow of God | Chinua Achebe

    Arrow of God

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Chinua Achebe
    • Narrated By Peter Jay Fernandez
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Set in 1920s Nigeria, Arrow of God explores the clash between the old and the new when a village's chief priest loses his power, his son, and his sanity to Christianity and white authority.

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