Incidents at the Shrine – Ben Okri


A collection of beautiful stories and poems of African religious features giving an insight into African rites

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Incidents at the Shrine

Incidents at the Shrine is the first collection of stories by the author of 1991 Booker Prize-winning novel, The Famished Road.

Whether the subject is a child’s eye view of the Nigerian Civil War, Lagos and the spirit world or dispossession in a decaying British inner city, Okri’s lyrical, poetic and humorous prose recreates the known and the unknown world with startling power.

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