Ben Okri

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Ben Okri is a poet, playwright, and novelist. Among his many accomplishments, he has published Booker Prize winner The Famished Road, and Astonishing the Gods, which was selected as one of the BBC’s ‘100 novels that shaped our world.’ In 2018 he adapted Camus' The Outsider for The Coronet Theatre to much critical acclaim. His most recent works include the novel The Freedom Artist, a volume of short stories, Prayer for the Living, a book of poems, A Fire in My Head, and his environmental fable for all ages, Every Leaf a Hallelujah.

Related / Latest Publication:
A Fire in my Head 2021, Head of Zeus