Thursday, June 14, 2007

Chinua Achebe

There was a writer, Nelson Mandela recalled of his 27 years in jail, "in whose company the prison walls fell down".
Chinua Achebe of Nigeria, whom Mandela honoured on his 70th birthday as a fellow "freedom fighter", was yesterday named the winner of the £60,000 Man Booker international prize.
Read on here.

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