Author(s): Ben Okri
Sequel to The Famished Road, winner of the Booker Prize in 1991, this book continues the story of Azaro, the spirit child. The author also won the Paris Review Aga Khan prize for fiction.
Ben Okri's books have won several awards including the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Africa, the Paris Review Aga Khan Prize for Fiction and the prestigious International Literary Prize Chianti Rufino-Antico Fattore 1993. The Famished Road won the Booker Prize in 1991. He was born in Minna, Nigeria.