Prof. Achebe's Death: A Deathly Blow

"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?

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