Chinua Achebe, Nigeria.1958 Chinua Achebe is one of the founders of the new literature movement in Africa and many critics have come to consider him the finest Nigerian novelist of his generation. His achievements, however, have not been limited to his own country and he is considered by many to be one of the best novelists now writing in the English language. Albert Chinualumogu Achebe was born in 1930 in Ogidi, Nigeria. He attended Government College in Umuahia from 1944 to 1947 and University College in Ibadan from 1948 to 1953. In 1953 he left Nigeria to study in London...
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