The Famished Road by Ben Okri (1991)
The Famished Road is an English language book published by Jonathan Cape in 14 March 1991. Pages of this book are 519. There is a story of two child living in Nigerian city.
Main character in the novel is Azaro is an abiku. Story is about how he live life with sprite. And Azaro’s father is an noble person who is always worried about his family and society. Azaro’s mother is also hard working woman and she helping her family. She feel safe with her two son and the opposite character of the novel is a The Landlord who create problem for Azaro family.
About “Ben Okri”
Ben Okri is a Nigerian poet and novelist. Born in 15 March 1959 in Minna, Nigeria. Ben Okri is a member of the Urhobo people. When he was only two years his father move to London.
Commonwealth Writers Prize (1987)
Guardian Fiction Prize (1988)
Booker Prize (1991)
Premio Grinzane Cavour (1994)
Flowers and Shadows (1980)
In Arcadia (2002)
The Famished Road (1991)
Songs of Enchantment (1993)
Stars of the New Curfew (1988)
Mental Fight (1999)
A Time for New Dreams (2011)
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