The Famished Road
Journey between the land of the Living and the spirit world in this magical Booker Prize-winning novel by Ben Okri.
'So long as we are alive, so long as we feel, so long as we love, everything in us is an energy we can use.'
Azaro, is a spirit child, who in many traditions of Nigeria exists between life and death. Born into a difficult world, Azaro awakens with a smile on his face.
Despite belonging to a spirit world made of enchantment, where there is no suffering, Azaro chooses to stay in the land of the Living: to feel it, endure it, know it and love it. This is his story.
Author: Ben Okri.