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Rise Like Lions

by Ben Okri

Rise Like Lions Synopsis

In Rise Like Lions, Booker Prize winning writer Ben Okri has compiled a collection of poems that celebrate the many voices of politics, from polemics and rallying cries to lyrics and meditations. Many of these poems have resonated with readers over lifetimes and through generations, from William Blake to Marvin Gaye. In exploring the impact political poems have on ideas, vision, protest, change and truth, Okri demonstrates how the need for this strand of poetry is as great as it has ever been, and its inspiration just as powerful.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781473676145
Publication date: 19th April 2018
Author: Ben Okri
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 288 pages
Categories: Poetry anthologies (various poets),

About Ben Okri

Ben Okri is a poet and novelist and has published many books, including The Famished Road, which won the Booker Prize, and The Age of Magic. He has also written several poetry collections, including An African Elegy, Mental Fight and Wild. His work has been translated into 27 languages and won numerous international prizes. Born in Nigeria, he lives in London.

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