Things Fall Apart
Chinua Achebe, born in colonized Nigeria, found the title for his first novel in the third line of a famous poem by William Butler Yeats, who was born in colonized Ireland: Things Fall Apart. And he also found much more. First published in 1958, it is probably the most widely read book by any author from sub-Saharan Africa. I re-read it recently after more than 50 years and found so much that I had missed before. I will try to put it all together this morning.
By Rev. Moro