Who was Chinua Achebe?

Chinua Achebe (1930-2013) was a Nigerian novelist, best known for his first and magnum opus “Things Fall Apart (1958)”. This novel is the most read book in modern African Literature. His works led him to win Man Booker International Prize in 2007.  Chinua Achebe today is known as Africa’s best-known and most widely-read author. “Things