‘Things Fall Apart’is famed as the finest novel written about life in Nigeria at the end of the 19th century. it was first Published in 1958, it is undoubtedly the world’s most widely read African novel. this novel has been sold more than eight million copies in English and been translated into fifty languages. But it offers far more than access to pre-colonial Nigeria and the disastrous changes brought about by the British. It also can be a window into the story of the autochthon in Australia, the Maori of New Zealand, and the First Nations of North, Central, and South America in the “falling apart” of the primitive cultures of these and other places whose centers could not hold.