'Things Fall Apart' author Achebe set for Nigerian burial

Mourners pray in front of a portrait of late Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe at the airport in Abuja, on May 21, 2013. The body of Achebe, the author of internationally acclaimed novel "Things Fall Apart" and a towering figure in African literature, arrived in Abuja two months after his death in a US hospital. He is due to be buried in his native town of Ogidi on May 23, 2013. AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI





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