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The Famished Road

(1991)
(The first book in the Famished Road series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel
Winner of the 1991 Booker Prize, this phantasmagorical novel is set in the ghetto of an African city during British colonial rule, and follows the story of Azaro--a "spirit-child" who has reneged on a pact with the spirit world--and the travails of his impoverished, beleaguered family.


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March 1991 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Famished Road
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-224-02701-8 / 978-0-224-02701-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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May 1992 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Famished Road
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-385-42476-0 / 978-0-385-42476-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

1996 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Famished Road
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-09-953512-2 / 978-0-09-953512-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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September 1993 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Famished Road (Booker Prize Anniversary Edition)
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-224-03827-3 / 978-0-224-03827-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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May 1993 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Famished Road
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-385-42513-9 / 978-0-385-42513-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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February 1992 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Famished Road
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-09-992930-9 / 978-0-09-992930-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
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1992 : South Africa Paperback
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Title: The Famished Road, the (David Philip Saedition)
Author(s): Ben Okri
ISBN: 0-86486-241-5 / 978-0-86486-241-9 (South Africa edition)
Publisher: Vintage Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Famished Road: A Novel
Author(s): Ben Okri
Publisher: Open Road Media
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March 2015 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Famished Road
Author(s): Ben Okri
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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