African culture very beautifully explained in simple terms.
Very picturesque prose. Beautiful story about African traditions, families, their religion and the bond... Read more
Arrow of God (1964), the third book in Chinua Achebe's so-called African Trilogy, is in many was a reprise of the first and most well known, Things Fall Apart. Read morePublished 1 month ago by M. Buzalka
Not the easiest of reads and almost gave up on finishing it on numerous occasions.
I really did enjoy all the humorous African idioms utilised as they were mostly LMAO & not... Read more
Ezeulu, a chief priest in the clan of Umuaro, is the custodian of the pumpkin leaves festival and the New Yam Festival, two very important festivals in the clan. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Akanimo
Arrow of God takes place around 1920 in the Igbo region of Nigeria. The principal character, Ezeulu, is the chief priest of the principal god of a community of six villages. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Steven Davis
This is yet another classic work from Achebe. In it he deftly continues to open to our view , with respect and love, the many and rich layers of Igbo culture. Read morePublished 16 months ago by TONYD
Ezeulu, chief priest of the six villages of Omuaro, sees his authority undermined by his enemies, his own family, the white man and his new religion and by his own stubbornness and... Read morePublished 18 months ago by An admirer of Saul