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From the renowned author of The African of the PDF #8608 Trilogy a political satire about an unnamed African country navigating a path between violence and corruptionAs Minister for Culture former school teacher M A Nanga is a man of the people as cynical as he is charming and a roguish opportunist With Things Fall ApartChinhua Achebe had set the bar highA Man of the People is not as good It is a political satire The theme feels very familiarcorruption by the elected representatives of the peoplein a developing countryBut the book is not totally about politics It is also about a love affairand revenge I read a translated versionsomething may have been lost in translation But it seems that the pidgin in the original versionis difficult to read as wellThe characters are not particularly interestingHoweverthe tension builds towards the end The democratic process turns violent and the voters get tired of the man of the people Seen so many men of the people here in Pakistanincluding the current cropThe different incarnations are not all that differentAchebe has been hailed for predicting an actual future eventa military coup in Nigeria It's not his best bookbut it's not badAnd coups happen here in Pakistantoo

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A Man of the PeopleWhen Odili an idealistic young teacher visits his former instructor at the ministry the division between them is vast But in the eat and let eat atmosphere Odili's idealism soon collides with his lusts and the two men's personal and political tauntings A Man Epubthreaten to send their country into I think what I like best about Achebe's writing is his use of African proverbs to reinforce many of the themes of his novels especially since Western European proverbs have been overdone to death in literature I particularly like the narrator's voice in this novel struggling politically yet still very much in touch with the everyday life of love and family

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FREE EPUB ç MOBI A Man of the People ☆ 9780385086165 â DANPASHLEY ✓ ➻ A Man of the People Free ➱ Author Chinua Achebe – Danpashley.co.uk From the renowned author of The African Trilogy a political satire about an unnamed African country navigating a path between violenceChaos When Odili launches a vicious campaign against his former mentor for the same seat in an election their mutual animosity drives the country to revolutionPublished prophetically just days before Nigeria's first attempted coup in A Man of the People is an essential part of Achebe's body of wor Moving Funny Witty Powerful Timeless I Loved It