Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe

Arrow of God is a 1964 novel by Chinua Achebe, his third. It followed his book Things Fall Apart. These two works, along with the third book, No Longer at Ease, are sometimes called The African Trilogy, as they share similar settings and themes. The novel centers on Ezeulu, the chief priest of several Igbo villages in Colonial Nigeria, who confronts colonial powers and Christian missionaries in the 1920s. The novel was published as part of the influential Heinemann African Writers Series. The phrase "Arrow of God" is drawn from an Igbo proverb in which a person, or sometimes an event, is said to represent the will of God.Arrow of God won the first ever Jock Campbell/New Statesman Prize for African writing.

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Arrow of God Paperback 2984418 $11.41 $11.19 2010
Arrow of God Paperback 50772 $3.85 $0.01 1989
Arrow of God Hardcover 3427898 $15.72
Arrows: Raising Children to Hit Their God-Given Mark Paperback 274055 $14.99 $18.35 2019
Parables Paperback 1080319 $6.95 $0.50 1994
Encountering God in the Abyss: Titus Brandsma's Spiritual Journey (The Fiery Arrow Collection) Paperback 1106749 $13.64 $18.80 2002
Contemplate the Gentleness of God (Fiery Arrow) Paperback 1965924 $39.00 $31.00 2017
Arrow of God Hardcover 5919179 $35.97
Encountering God in the Abyss: Titus Brandsma's Spiritual Journey (Fiery Arrow) by Constant Dolle (2002-11-07) Paperback 349000 $33.36 $31.13
God's Polished Arrow: WC Burns; Revival Preacher Hardcover 1818913 $2.99 $4.59 2001
Parables: The Arrows of God Kindle Edition 738997 2014
PARABLES THE ARROWS OF GOD. Hardcover 3391587 $45.00 $2.62
Parables: The Arrows of God Paperback 20414418 $73.00 $4.88
Archer and the Arrow : Preaching the very words of God Paperback 1285350 $5.00 $2.93 2010
Arrow of God Hardcover 5964157 $20.72
The Archer and the Arrow Kindle Edition 565941 2012
God's Polished Arrow: WC Burns; Revival Preacher by McMullen, Michael (2001) Hardcover Hardcover 13544653 $22.57 $9.82
La flecha de Dios / Arrow of God (Spanish Edition) Paperback 7045714 $11.81 $34.00 2010
La flecha del dios (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition 2538628 2012
The African Trilogy. Things Fall Apart. No Longer at Ease. Arrow of God (Picador) (Picador Books) Paperback 816819 $63.04 $3.95 1988