Ben Okri




Ben Okri OBE FRSL (born 15 March 1959) is a Nigerian poet and novelist. Okri is considered one of the foremost African authors in the post-modern and post-colonial traditions, and has been compared favourably to authors such as Salman Rushdie and Gabriel García Márquez.





The best books of all time by Ben Okri

  1. 757 . The Famished Road by Ben Okri

    The Famished Road is the Booker Prize-winning novel written by Nigerian author Ben Okri. The novel, published in 1991, follows Azaro, an abiku or spirit child, living in an unnamed most likely Nige...

  2. 1739 . Astonishing the Gods by Ben Okri

    Astonishing the Gods is a novel by Nigerian writer Ben Okri.On November 5, 2019, the BBC News listed Astonishing the Gods on its list of the 100 most influential novels.In an interview with The Gua...