It has been verified that the famous writer Prof. Chinua Achebe who is the author of the popular novel - 'Things Fall Apart' which was his first novel, published in 1958 is dead.
According to reports, he died last night in an undisclosed hospital in Boston., Massachusetts, United States.
Prof. Chinua Achebe was born on the 16th of November 1930, age - 82yrs. His last book, a memoir titled ‘There Was A Country‘ which focused on the Nigerian civil war, went on sale last year.
Until his death, Prof Achebe was a David and Marianna Fisher University Professor and Professor of Africana studies at Brown University.
He is survived by his wife, four children and grandchildren