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The Famished Road

Ben Okri

In the decade since it won the Booker Prize, Ben Okri's Famished Road has become a classic. Like Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children or Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, it combines brilliant narrative technique with a fresh vision to create an essential work of world literature.The narrator, Azaro, is an abiku, a spirit chil...
Publish Date
1993-05-01T00:00:00.000Z
1993-05-01T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1991
Goodreads rating
3.73
ISBN
9780385425131
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Recommendations
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2020-03-04T18:27:37.000Z
Some of my own favorite weird/strange/experimental/lingering-afterglow/niche novels: Out (Natsuo Kirino) Pym (Mat Johnson) The Book of Disquiet (Pessoa) Under the Skin (Faber) The Apprenticeship of Big Toe P (Rieko Matsuura) The Famished Road (Ben Okri) Delicious Foods (Hannaham)      source