for an appendectomy soon after, she was pleasantly surprised when Achebe visited her with gifts and magazines. "Culture and the Frontiers of Language". Farmers, Traders, Warriors, and King. Indeed, trade in these products made some Nigerian traders very wealthy. He also continued winning awards and collecting honorary degrees. The book was probably the most criticised of his writings especially by Nigerians, with many arguing that the professor did not write a balanced account and wrote more as an Igbo than as a Nigerian. "The father of modern African writing, wins 2007 Man Booker International Prize" Archived 26 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
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The village of Umuofia in Things Fall Apart, for example, is violently shaken with internal divisions when the white Christian missionaries arrive. 7 Achebe's fiction and criticism continue to inspire and influence writers around the world. Brown is a white man who comes to Umuofia. He makes an effort to learn about the Igbo culture and becomes friendly with some of the clan leaders. The Writings of Chinua Achebe. Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe Critical Insights. Retrieved 22 November 2011. He is regarded as very wise, and gives Okonkwo good advice.