Describe the structure and plot of the novel "Things fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.

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The novel is broken into three parts. The first section is about life in Igboland before it is colonized. Part Two describes the colonization of Igboland by Europeans, and the Europeans introduction of Christianity to the native people. The last part of the book tells about the beginning of the colonial control under the European people.

The story centers on the character Okonkwo, who struggles to lead a successful life during the turbulent times of late 1800s Nigeria.

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