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Obi Onkonkwo is on trial for receiving bribes after his mother's death1960
Set in W.African nation (Kangan)/Sam 'His Excellency' rules after coup/Ikem newsman killed by regime which is later toppled/Sam & Chris Oriko (minister of info) killed1987
Young educated narrator Odili has conflict with Chief Nanga, his former teacher who becomes minister of culture in unnamed modern African country/ends w/military coup1966
Ezeulu is the chief priest of the Nigerian Igbo tribe. The tribesmen lose faith in their god (Ulu) and convert to Christianity1964
Title taken from Yeats 'Second Coming'/Okonkwo, leader in Igbo (Ibo) village, exiled for accidental murder, returns to find Brits running things, commits suicide after murder1958

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