The Education of a British-Protected Child: Essays

Version: Unabridged
Author: Chinua Achebe
Narrator: Michael Page
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Essays & Anthologies
Publisher: Tantor Media
Published In: October 2009
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 5 hours
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From the celebrated author of Things Fall Apart and the winner of the Man Booker International Prize comes a new collection of autobiographical essays---his first new book in more than twenty years.

Author Details

Author Details

Achebe, Chinua

Chinua Achebe was born in 1930 in the village of Ogidi in Eastern Nigeria. After studying medicine and literature at the University of Ibadan, he went to work for the Nigerian broadcasting company in Lagos. Things Fall Apart, his first novel was published in 1958. It sold over 2,000,000 copies, and has been translated into 30 languages. It was followed by No Longer at Ease, then Arrow of God (which won the first New Statesman Jock Campbell Prize), then A Man of the People (a novel dealing with post-independence Nigeria). Achebe has also written short stories and children's books, and Beware So