- Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart.. First published by Heinemann in 1958. Reading, UK: Heinemann, 1986.
The Question and Answer section for Things Fall Apart is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
What sort of proverbs or quotes are you referring to?
The setting of Chapter Ten is a clan gathering in Umoufia.
The Evil Forest is an ominous place where shameful people go to die. The Igbo believe it is haunted by evil spirits and everything that lives their is cursed. The Igbo think white man's church will be cursed and destroyed in the Evil Forest.