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  - Babak Fakhamzadeh - Goodreads

With the first instalment being like an elongated lucid dream, this book is like the continuation of a dream after you briefly wake up in the morning. It's sort of like the same, but shorter, less intense and you're aware it's actually not real. Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Ben Okri has published eight novels, including The Famished Road which won the Booker Prize in 1991. He has also published collections of poetry, short stories and essays. His work has been translated into more than twenty languages. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and has been awarded an OBE as well as numerous international prizes, 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. He is a Vice-President of the English Centre of International PEN and was presented with a Crystal Award by the World Economic Forum. He was born in Minna, Nigeria and lives in London.

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