Ben Okri Infinite Riches (Famished Road)

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Infinite Riches (Famished Road)

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Azaro is a spirit-child who has decided to live in the land of the living. Two dangerous spirits are trying to reclaim him as he lives through turbulent times in Nigeria whilst the country prepares for independence.

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Ben Okri has published 8 novels, including The Famished Road, as well as collections of poetry, short stories and essays. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has been awarded the OBE as well as numerous international prizes, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Africa, the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction and the Chianti Rufino-Antico Fattore. He is a Vice-President of the English Centre of International PEN and was presented with a Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. He was born in Nigeria and lives in London.

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"His most apocalyptic, explosive vision yet" Scotsman "A novel of paradoxes and impossibilities, conceived poetically and carrying readers along as though on a fast-flowing stream...I admire it hugely" Literary Review "A potent combination of political, metaphorical and mythical storytelling...pure celebration" Scotsman "A deliberate and important piece of writing" Times Literary Supplement "Okri's writing is hailed for its intelligent, tenderness, poeticism and luminosity" Financial Times

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