Review by nhaleftiras
June, 26 2013
Pros: Deep, thought-provoking, intriguing, beautifully written
Cons: Confusing due to use of African words
Review by kengeri123
April, 30 2013
Pros: Before ‘Things Fall Apart’ was published in 1958, Africans were thought as an ignorant clan
Cons: After reading the novel I came to conclusion about this tragic tale Destiny paves way
Review by autwake
November, 27 2011
Pros: I love how this book opens up the readers eyes and "expands their horizons".
Cons: The story plot is dry and, in some parts, disinteresting.
Review by catsholiday
October, 31 2011
Pros: An insight into Igbo history
Cons: Shocking and quite upsetting
Review by f3fe2e
August, 12 2009
Pros: A easy book to read I like the begining sad end.
Cons: make sure you get english version.
Review by plorentz
January, 28 2008
Pros: A very readable book with very challenging implications
Cons: A proverbial cast of thousands with names that are hard for most Americans to read
Review by bry2k
November, 13 2001
Pros: A leisurely read that takes you into the world of the Igbo people.
Cons: Not one.
Review by TboneCentral
October, 08 2001
Pros: A magnificent story that promotes a healthy, strong Africa.
Review by ethankatz
October, 04 2001
Pros: length, achebes writing style
Review by number8teen
May, 29 2001
Pros: Great way to familiarize with Nigerian Culture, captures the essence of British Imperialism
Cons: Repetitive, uninspiring story that was either written for 2nd graders or translated terribly
Review by stitches182
April, 22 2001
Pros: A look at European culture from a natives viewpoint.
Cons: Leaves you wanting to know the rest of the story.
Review by 311Bud
November, 01 2000
Pros: A true classic deserving of deeper insight
Review by pfsheckarski
September, 20 2000
Pros: Effectively achieved theme; well-told story.
Cons: Rambles--some may find themselves distracted by this, depending on reader preference.
Review by WhataMunky
May, 20 2000
Pros: The book isn't 1,000 pages long
Cons: The book has more than 1 page, it's about yams, and it's boring
Review by wazzup
May, 08 2000
Pros: beautiful language, I must say
Review by Neohawk
April, 26 2000
Pros: Provides a melancholy insight to Pre-Colonial Africa
Cons: None. This book is great. I don't like the colors of the cover actually...
Review by gtt17
March, 28 2000
Pros: Great content
Cons: Little confusing
Review by ruff
March, 04 2000
Pros: Join a Different culture for a few days.
Cons: Achebe makes 209 pages go by too fast
Review by bretthoy
January, 27 2000
Pros: wonderfully written and intellectually stimulating
Cons: some disturbing scenes in the book
Review by seasummer
January, 19 2000
Pros: an ending that makes it worth the time
Cons: takes a long time to get to the plot
Review by flutegirl7
January, 11 2000
Pros: Reads with the voice of the Ibo people
Cons: Hard to keep up with characters at first if unfamiliar with African names