By Chinua Achebe
Through the well known writer of Things Fall Apart, this novel foreshadows the Nigerian coups of 1966 and exhibits the colour and vivacity in addition to the violence and corruption of a society making its personal approach among the 2 worlds.
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Then the thief will be my assignment,” he said. ” “You might be rich. You might have gone to Harvard or Yale or Princeton… or the Avon School of Business for all I know. ” Faye wiped off the Reilly Tavern counter, staring at the handsome stranger. “I didn’t mean to offend,” he said, his face hidden under a fedora. ” She stepped back, putting away the washrag and fetching the coffee carafe. She poured him a cup of coffee. “You can’t buy respect. And you can’t buy the Reilly Tavern. ” The stranger sipped at his coffee, eyeing her over the rim of the mug.
Let’s start brainstorming,” Nory said. Nory loved brainstorming. Brainstorming for Nory meant she could digress into talking about her live-in boyfriend, Tom, and his latest film project. But Frankie had no intention of brainstorming about the thief. She’d come into this meeting intending to use her team’s previous objections to the story to make the case to Victor for pulling it, now that a real thief was imitating theirs. But she was surrounded by traitors, who were all just as giddy about the publicity possibilities as he was.
Was she retreating to the comforts of childhood by taking the Lust for Life job? Or had she given up too easily on bettering herself? Why couldn’t she think of a Great American Novel to write? She still felt between worlds. Her best friend, Gail, despite her own humble background, was a literary lawyer working with tweedjacketed prizewinners. The college chums she kept in touch with had similarly moved on to prestigious jobs, working for magazines like the New Yorker or the Atlantic, or they’d earned spanking new PhDs and were starting their climb up the tenure ladder at small colleges hither and yon.
A Man of the People by Chinua Achebe