Things Fall Apart
The long needed balance to Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. This artful, classic rendering takes the same story––a crew of white Europeans who journey by boat up a river into the African Jungle––but from the inhabitant tribe's perspective reacting to the intrusive invasion of these foreigners gone mad.
Okonwko was well known throughout the nine villages and even beyond. His fame rested on solid personal achievements.
There was so much else to include, and one must be firm in cutting out details. He had already chosen the title of the book, after much thought: The Pacification of the Primitive Tribes of the Lower Niger.
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