- First broadcast 20080605
Things Fall Apart [documentary]
|Chinua Achebe's Lament|
Zina Saro-Wiwa explores the legacy of Africa's first great post-colonial novel.
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart is a novel set at the turn of the century in what is now Nigeria, telling the story of a society which lives close to the rhythms and drumbeats of nature.
Fifty years after its publication, the book still enjoys a huge worldwide appeal.