Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe is post-colonial novel written in 1958. The setting of Things Fall Apart is in Nigeria, particularly at Umuofia village. Chinua Achebe’s work is important in elucidating the collision of European and African culture.
Achebe has been known for five great books, but the most read and talked about has been Things Fall Apart. Achebe’s books have been translated in some fifty languages. Especially in Africa and his homeland of Nigeria, Achebe is looked upon like a God and somebody that people can look up to.