Anthills of the Savannah

Anthills of the Savannah

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Achebe writes about the political and social problems facing newly independent African states.

Anthills of the Savannah
transports the reader to the West African country of Kangan, a fictional Nigeria, in the wake of a revolutionary coup that overthrew a dictator. Achebe discusses the strict balance of power that must be maintained in order to sustain a democracy, and the fine the line that is tread between leader and dictator.

Publisher: [Toronto] : Anchor Canada, 2010, c1987
ISBN: 9780385667821
Branch Call Number: FIC ACH
Characteristics: 216 p. ;,21 cm.


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Jan 30, 2018

I read the First Anchor Books Edition (1988), and found the writing wooden, the subject narrow, elitist and classist.

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