The Secret Garden (Gift Books)

The Secret Garden What secrets lie behind the doors at Misselthwaite Manor? Recently arrived at her uncle's estate, orphaned Mary Lennox is spoiled, sickly, and certain she won't enjoy living there. Then she discovers the arched doorway into an overgrown garden, shut up since the death of her aunt ten years earlier. Mary soon begins … Continue reading The Secret Garden (Gift Books)

No longer at ease by Chinua Achebe

No Longer at Ease is a 1960 novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It is the story of an igbo man, Obi Okonkwo, who leaves his village for a British education and a small job in the Nigerian colonial civil service, but struggles to get in line with the Western lifestyle and ends up taking a bribe. The novel is the … Continue reading No longer at ease by Chinua Achebe

Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart is a novel written during the colonial era of Nigeria, written by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe in 1958. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English. This novel basically has its setting in the igbo traditional lifestyle . It tells the tale of Okonkwo, a local village leader and local wrestling champion in the fictional … Continue reading Things fall apart by Chinua Achebe