Starbook: A Magical Tale of Love and Regeneration
Starbook tells the tale of a prince and a maiden in a mythical land where a golden age is ending. Their fragile story considers the important questions we all face, exploring creativity, wisdom, suffering and transcendence in a time when imagination still ruled the world. A magnificent achievement and a modern-day parable, Starbook offers a vision of life far greater than ourselves.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - fieldnotes - LibraryThing
At a few points, for maybe thirty or forty pages at a time, Okri's narrative gathers speed and escapes his overdone myth-making and oracular wisdom in favor of genuine story-telling. These reprieves ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Medellia - LibraryThing
This is magical realism minus the realism--which gets cloying pretty quickly. I think that on the macrolevel, it's way too long for Okri to be able to carry out his stylistic experiment. Which is not ... Read full review