More than 2 millioncopies of Things Fall Apart have been sold in the US, with 8+ million globally in over 50 languages. This is Chinua Achebe’s masterpiece and often compared to the great Greek tragedies.
‘Turning & turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.’
--W. B. Yeats, The Second Coming