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The Famished Road
by Ben Okri


Overview - Set in the ghetto of an African city during British colonial rule, this rich, phantasmagorical novel follows Azaro, a "spirit-child" who has reneged on a pact with the spirit world. Winner of the 1991 Booker Prize, this book is "something approaching a masterpiece of magic realism...." -- The Wall Street Journal   Read more...

 
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Overview
Set in the ghetto of an African city during British colonial rule, this rich, phantasmagorical novel follows Azaro, a "spirit-child" who has reneged on a pact with the spirit world. Winner of the 1991 Booker Prize, this book is "something approaching a masterpiece of magic realism...." -- The Wall Street Journal

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780385425131
  • ISBN-10: 0385425139
  • Publisher: Anchor Books
  • Publish Date: June 1993
  • Page Count: 512
  • Dimensions: 8.52 x 5.34 x 0.92 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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