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Africa's Tarnished Name - Chinua Achebe


He needed to hear Africa speak for itself after a lifetime of hearing Africa spoken about by others.


Electrifying essays on the history, complexity, diversity of a continent, from the father of modern African literature.

Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space.

Africa's Tarnished Name - Chinua Achebe

  • The book is in overall good condition. Slight wear of the cover and some discoloration of the pages. 


    ISBN:    9780241338834
    Publisher:    Penguin Books Ltd
    Pub date:    22 Feb 2018
    Language:    English
    Number of pages:    55

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