Astonishing the Gods (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
272
Utgivningsdatum
2015-03-12
Förlag
Head of Zeus
Dimensioner
192 x 117 x 14 mm
Vikt
164 g
ISBN
9781784082550
Astonishing the Gods (häftad)

Astonishing the Gods

Häftad Engelska, 2015-03-12
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From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: a deceptively simple modern fable with an ancient origin. A young man finds himself living among invisible beings who have built a utopia based on one principle: that we must repeat or suffer every experience until we experience it properly and fully for the first time. 'The hero of this novel finds what he did not seek, and goes where he did not intend to go. As I did in writing it.' BEN OKRI.
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'Genuinely fresh insight ... the invisibility theme is a good one, for the multiple associations it carries, especially for an African writer' The Herald. 'Amazing. I think this is as close as you can get to reliving the experience of a bedtime story' Guardian. 'Beautiful. A new creation myth' Daily Telegraph. 'A modern-day classic' Evening Standard.

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Ben Okri was born in Minna, Nigeria. His childhood was divided between Nigeria, where he saw first hand the consequences of war, and London. He has won many prizes over the years for his fiction, and is also an acclaimed essayist, playwright, and poet.