Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe

Set in Nigeria during the early 20th century, the story follows Ezeulu, the chief priest of the god Ulu, as he struggles to maintain his position of power in his village and with his own family. As the British colonial government seeks to exert control, Ezeulu finds himself caught between the traditional religious practices of his people and the new political realities. The narrative explores themes of power, tradition, change, and the clash of cultures.

The 781st greatest book of all time


Published
1964
Nationality
Nigerian
Type
Fiction
Pages
210-230
Words
96,000
Original Language
English

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