A First Print, First Edition Of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart Bought For N1million

Nigerian poet and author, Lola Shoneyin has announced that an anonymous book collector has bought a first print, first edition of Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ for N1million.

Lola, the writer of The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives, put the book on Sunday, February 10th owned by her friend, up for sale.  Within few hours an anonymous buyer reportedly purchased it.

Things Fall Apart was published in 1958 by William Heinemann.

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