Set in a Nigeria struggling to cope with the aftermath of civil war, this is a story of star-crossed lovers, separated not by their families, but by the very circumstances of their lives.
Ben Okri (born 1959) has published ten novels, including The Famished Road and Starbook, as well as collections of poetry, short stories, and essays. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, he has received numerous international awards. He is a vice president of PEN International’s English Centre and was presented with a Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. Born in Nigeria, Okri now lives in London.
- Publisher: Other Press (February 14, 2023)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 448 pages
- ISBN-10: 1635422663
- ISBN-13: 9781635422665
- Item Weight: 13 ounces