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Starbook by Ben Okri

Book Description

"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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846040818
ISBN-10: 1846040817
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 26mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Rider & Co
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Age of Magic by Ben Okri Age of Magic, Paperback (September 2015)

A group of world-weary travellers discover the meaning of life in a mysterious Swiss mountain village.

Cooked Up by Ben Okri Cooked Up, Paperback (March 2015)

Food can bring together families, communities, and cultures. This fascinating subject has brought together a unique collection of fiction - including flash fiction, essay, short stories, and "stoku" (amalgam of short story and haiku) from an international line-up of authors.

Way of Being Free by Ben Okri Way of Being Free, Paperback (March 2015)

Twelve of Ben Okri's most controversial non-fiction pieces form this collection on the theme of freedom.

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Author Biography - Ben Okri

Ben Okri has published 8 novels, including The Famished Road, as well as 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 the OBE as well as numerous international prizes, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize for Africa, the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction and the 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 Nigeria and lives in London.

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