‘The Famished Road was written to give myself reasons to live’

Can you remember the day that the famous book “The Famished Road” was published? The book was written by the Nigeria-born writer Ben Okri. The book was published 25 years ago and now Ben Okri looks back at his book and the reasons why he wrote the book. 

Read his thoughts here

Ben Okri

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I enjoy reading about Africa. New books. Old books. By African writers. By non-African writers. Novel. History. Travel. Biographies. Autobiographies. Politics. Colonialism. Poetry.

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