Songs of Enchantment

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Vintage, 1994 - Africa - 297 pages
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One great thought can change the dreams of the world. One great action, lived out all the way to the sea, can change the history of the world. The adventures of Azaro, the spirit child, continue. From the bestselling author of The Famished Road comes this radiant sequel.

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User Review  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

Read way back in college in a Sandy Feinstein class, in a unit on ethnic cleansing in Africa. Flipping through it, I was vaguely horrified to discover that I read it during a phase when I underlined ... Read full review

Review: Songs of Enchantment (The Famished Road #2)

User Review  - Daria - Goodreads

Yeah, I've yet to comprehend the appeal of Okri. The novel is suffused with meaningless lyricisms, endless chaotic fantasies and disorganized references to banal ideas connected with politics and family life. A bit dramatic and pretentious. That's all. Read full review

About the author (1994)

Ben Okri's books have won several awards including the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Africa, the Paris Review Aga Khan Prize for Fiction and the prestigious International Literary Prize Chianti Rufino-Antico Fattore 1993. The Famished Road won the Booker Prize in 1991. He was born in Minna, Nigeria.

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