An African elegy

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J. Cape, 1992 - Poetry - 84 pages
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User Review  - Leanne Bell - Goodreads

Found this on a second hand stall in the students union many years ago. Just brilliant. Contains my favourite poem in the world, "To an English friend in Africa". Read full review

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User Review  - Anne-marie - Goodreads

I'm a fan of the quite simple style and the themes that Okri draws out as running through time. War, jealousy, love, enchantment. Read full review


Lament of the Images
The Cross is Gone
We Sing Absurdities

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About the author (1992)

Ben Okri was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He lives in London.

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