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There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra

There Was A Country: A Personal History of Biafra - Chinua Achebe I was disappointed in this book. Achebe is truly a great writer and I was so looking forward to learning about the Biafran War/Nigerian Civil War. But this book is boring. It has moments of interesting storytelling, moments of stirring railing against the injustices done to the Igbos, but there's so much name dropping that it becomes a very hard and boring read for non-Nigerians, to whom most of those names are unfamiliar. So sorry Achebe didn't rise to the level of his fiction writing here.