R.I.P. Chinua Achebe 1930 – 2013

  (Reuters) – Nigerian novelist and poet Chinua Achebe, widely seen as a grandfather of modern African literature, has died at the age of 82, publisher Penguin said on Friday. Achebe made his name more than 50 years ago with his novel “Things Fall Apart,” about his Igbo ethnic group’s fatal brush with British colonialism…

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