A book collector paid 1 million Naira to get a 61-year-old edition of Chinua Achebe’s classic book ‘Things Fall Apart.’

America based Nigerian poet and author, Lola Shoneyin made the announcement on her Twitter page.

She said that an anonymous book collector has bought a first print, the first edition of Chinua Achebe's 'Things Fall Apart' for N1million.

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives writer had put the book, owned by her friend, up for sale. 

Things Fall Apart was published in 1958 by William Heinemann.

Would you pay 1 million Naira or more for a Nigerian classic?

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