In this novel, written before he was thirty, Achebe has created a classic story of both personal and moral struggle, and turbulent social conflict.
Obi Okonkwo's foreign education has separated him from his African roots and made him part of a ruling elite whose corruption he finds repugnant. The agony of choosing between traditional values and the demands of a changing world is dramatized with unequaled clarity and poignancy. Still relevant more than thirty years after it was first written, No Longer at Ease remains a brilliant statement of the challenge facing African society.
Original title: No Longer at Ease
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction