From Publishers Weekly
"This bitterly ironic novel by the Nigerian author of Things Fall Apart is at times more of a polemic than dramatic narrative, but it presents a candid, trenchantly insightful view of contemporary Africa," wrote PW of the portrait of a West African military coup leader, and his moral deterioration.
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"Achebe has written a story that sidesteps both ideologies of the African experience and political agendas, in order to lead us to a deeply human universal wisdom." -- Washington Post Book World
"[Anthills Of The Savannah]
has wonderful satiric moments and resounds with big African laughter." -- The New York Review Of Books
"Achebe moves effortlessly... creating a flurry of perspectives from which his story's dramatic and disturbing events are scrutinized. Anthills Of The Savannah
... will prove hard to forget. It's a vision of social change that strikes us with the force of prophecy" -- USA Today