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A Way of Being Free

by Ben Okri

A Way of Being Free Synopsis

From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: twelve of his most controversial non-fiction pieces form this collection on the theme of freedom. Ranging from the personal to the analytical, covering subjects such as art, politics, storytelling and creativity, A WAY OF BEING FREE confirms Okri's place as one of the most inspiring of contemporary writers. 'All I wanted to do was to remind myself at all times to just sing my song. To just sing it through all the difficulties and silences' BEN OKRI.

A Way of Being Free Press Reviews

'Thoughtful, concise, cultivated and clear' Scotland on Sunday. Imbues these essays with a writer's insight about the importance of writing. Rhapsodic Independent on Sunday. There can be no mistaking Okri's passion and intelligence. A powerful piece of work' .

Book Information

ISBN: 9781784082567
Publication date: 12th March 2015
Author: Ben Okri
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages
Categories: Literary essays,

About Ben Okri

Ben Okri was born in Minna, Nigeria. His childhood was divided between Nigeria, where he saw first hand the consequences of war, and London. He has won many prizes over the years for his fiction, and is also an acclaimed essayist, playwright, and poet.

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