Infinite Riches

Infinite Riches

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In the chaotic world of his African village, the spirit-child Azaro still watches the tumultuous and tender lives of the Living; of his father who has been imprisoned for a crime he did not commit and of his mother who battles for justice. This final chapter in Azaro's adventures is a explosive and haunting climax to this masterful trilogy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 26mm | 284g
  • Vintage Publishing
  • VINTAGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0099540339
  • 9780099540335
  • 328,712

About 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.show more

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"His most apocalyptic, explosive vision yet" Scotsman "A novel of paradoxes and impossibilities, conceived poetically and carrying readers along as though on a fast-flowing stream...I admire it hugely" Literary Review "A potent combination of political, metaphorical and mythical storytelling...pure celebration" Scotsman "A deliberate and important piece of writing" Times Literary Supplement "Okri's writing is hailed for its intelligent, tenderness, poeticism and luminosity" Financial Timesshow more

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'A deliberate and important piece of writing' Times Literary Supplement In the chaotic world of his African village, the spirit-child Azaro still watches the tumultous and tender lives of the Living; his father who has been imprisoned for a crime he did not commit and his mother who battles for justice. This final chapter in Azaro's adventures is a explosive and haunting climax to this masterful trilogy. 'His most apocalyptic, explosive vision yet' Scotsman 'A novel of paradoxes and impossibilities, conceived poetically and carrying readers along as though on a fast-flowing stream...I admire it hugely' Literary Review 'Okri's writing is hailed for its intelligence, tenderness, poeticism and luminosity' Financial Times 'Okri is infinitely rich in imagination... there is a fantastic sense of the magic of Africa and a wonder at its strangeness' Independentshow more

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"Okri's writing is hailed for its intelligent, tenderness, poeticism and luminosity"show more

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222 ratings
3.72 out of 5 stars
5 28% (63)
4 29% (65)
3 31% (68)
2 10% (22)
1 2% (4)
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