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The Famished Road

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The Famished Road by Ben Okri
Paperback
May 01, 1993 | ISBN 9780385425131
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    May 01, 1993 | ISBN 9780385425131

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Praise

“A dazzling achievement for any writer in any language.”
–Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The New York Times Book Review

“A mesmerizing vision of modern Nigeria, seen through the eyes of a peculiarly sentient child…. The Famished Road is a quintessential African novel.”The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“A stunning work, suspenseful and haunting, the product of one of the lushest imaginations on record.”The Plain Dealer
 
“A masterpiece if one ever existed.”
The Boston Globe

“Dazzling, hypnotic…a true feast for the word hungry.”
San Francisco Chronicle
 

Awards

Man Booker Prize WINNER 1991

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