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The Freedom Artist

  • Article 6421157 ISBN 9781788549608
  • Ben Okri
  • Paperback
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The Freedom Artist

  • Article 6421157 ISBN 9781788549608
  • Ben Okri
  • Paperback
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An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own.

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An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own. One of 2019's most anticipated novels in THE TIMES , IRISH TIMES and GUARDIAN . 'Where fiction's master of encha... ntments stares down a real horror, and without blinking or flinching, produces a work of beauty, grace and uncommon power' MARLON JAMES, winner of the Man Booker Prize 2015. An impassioned plea for freedom and justice, set in a world uncomfortably like our own, by the Man Booker-winner Ben Okri. In a world uncomfortably like our own, a young woman called Amalantis is arrested for asking a question. Her question is this: Who is the Prisoner? When Amalantis disappears, her lover Karnak goes looking for her. He searches desperately at first, then with a growing realization. To find Amalantis, he must first understand the meaning of her question. Karnak's search leads him into a terrifying world of lies, oppression and fear at the heart of which lies the Prison . Then Karnak discovers that he is not the only one looking for the truth. The Freedom Artist is an impassioned plea for justice and a penetrating examination of how freedom is threatened in a post-truth society. In Ben Okri's most significant novel since the Booker Prize-winning The Famished Road , he delivers a powerful and haunting call to arms. 'Ben Okri is that rare thing, a literary and social visionary, a writer for whom all three - literature, culture and vision - are profoundly interwoven' ALI SMITH .
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 28/01/2019
  • Publisher: Head of Zeus
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Edition: UK Airports ed
  • Pages: 368
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  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 28/01/2019
  • Author:Ben Okri

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