"There was a writer
named Chinua Achebe in whose company the prison walls fell."
- Nelson Mandela says of his time on Robben Island,
Chinua Achebe is the Nigerian author of Things Fall Apart, who has died in Boston aged 82 (Photo credit: Bella Naija)
Very few people seem immortal to me. Chinua Achebe is one of them. I still cannot believe that he has passed on.
May his soul rest in peace.
What was your first reaction when you heard that he had died?
Labels: AFRICAN WRITERS, Father of African Literature, Nelson Mandela, Prof. Chinua Achebe