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Incidents at the shrine

Ben Okri

Incidents at the shrine

short stories.

by Ben Okri

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Published by Flamingo in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally puublished London, Heinemann, 1986.

The Physical Object
Pagination135p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18152826M
ISBN 100006542301

Start studying Geography Appendix Quiz C. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. BEN OKRI was born in Minna, Nigeria. His childhood was divided between Nigeria, where he saw firsthand the consequences of war, and London. He won the Booker Prize in for The Famished Road. He has published eleven novels, four volumes of shor.


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Nigerian author, Ben Okri is one of Africa’s most prolific and ebook authors with a writing ebook that dates back more than thirty years.

He is best known for two of his books - Incidents at the Shrine, which won the Commonwealth Writers Prize, Africa region for Best Book, and The Famished Road, which won the Booker Prize for Fiction.