152pp., paperback, London, (1958) 2001
Winner of the 1959 Margaret Wrong Memorial Prize.
The first novel in the African trilogy by Nigerian novelist, poet, academic and critic Chinua Achebe's (1930-2013). The other two novels are No Longer at Ease and Arrow of God.
A novel about Okonkwo, an Igbo man, and how the arrival of the colonists and Christian missionaries affected his family and the customs of his clan.