Soyinka, Achebe and the Irreverent Generation

Most people think ‘Things Fall Apart’ is the next best thing after the holy books, and questioning the ‘masterpieceness’ of the work is akin to blasphemy in the literary realm, those with contrary opinion about the work have been forced underground, to launch isolated verbal attacks in small private conversations amongst trusted friends, where they can express their bafflement at the greatness of the book.

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Madonna del Parto: The Art of Faith

A work of art that draws not only tourists and art lovers from all over the world, but also pregnant women and those hoping to have children Monterchi, is a small Italian municipality nestled on the hills not far from Arezzo. At the heart of this sleepy hill town is a... read more