New Letters
On The Air

Ben Okri


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19940221

Britain's top literary award, the Booker Prize, went to this Nigerian writer for THE FAMISHED ROAD, a novel narrated by an African "spirit child\" or "abiku.\" In Okri's subsequent novel, SONGS OF ENCHANTMENT, the abiku Azaro again narrates.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1994 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Booker Prize |

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