The Magic Lamp : Dreams of Our Age
A lamp found in the attic of a London house inspires a sequence of images and writings. Meditations or stories, these pieces and pictures explore themes including modern times, lost worlds, revolutions, and love.
PRAISE FOR BEN OKRI: 'Part narrative, part philosophy, part allegory ... a series of intriguing revelations' Daily Mail, on The Age of Magic. 'There can be no mistaking Okri's passion and intelligence ... powerful' Sunday Telegraph, on A Way of Being Free. 'Poetic writing of a very high order. Tender, nightmarish, wise and soulful' Daily Telegraph, on Dangerous Love.
Ben Okri has published many books, including The Famished Road, which won the Booker Prize, and The Age of Magic. His work has been translated into 27 languages and won numerous international prizes. Born in Nigeria, he lives in London.