60th anniversary: Achebe’s Things Fall Apart to be repackaged

60th anniversary: Achebe’s Things Fall Apart to be repackaged

Saturday, April 1, 2017 5:02 pm


Chinua Achebe

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe will bear a new cover artwork by the distinguished Nigerian artist, Victor Ekpuk, in time for the classic novel’s 60th anniversary next year.

Things Fall Apart

The book is being repackaged and reissued by Penguin, the publishing giant which is now to publish all of Achebe’s writings.

Things Fall Apart exists in 57 translations across the world, with 20 million copies sold.

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