The second book in the trilogy which began with the Booker prize-winning The Famished Road.
One great thought can change the dreams of the world. One great action, lived out all the way to the sea, can change the history of the world. The adventures of Azaro, the spirit child, continue. From the bestselling author of The Famished Road comes this radiant sequel.
“Triumphant...a joyful and entertaining read”
“Passages of extraordinary beauty... Okri paints a convincing surrealist picture”
“Reading Okri felt to me like talking to someone who has a secret”
“Ben Okri writes beautifully... a triumph of inspiration over the everyday. His prose is dense with pungent metaphor, sometimes whimsical, sometimes bawdy... fraught with wild visions”
“A love story and an account of the conflict between the parties of the rich and the poor... Okri's voice is all his own”
“A prodigious talent”