Ben Okri

Novelist, Author

1959 –

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Who is Ben Okri?

Ben Okri OBE FRSL is a Nigerian poet and novelist. Okri is considered one of the foremost African authors in the post-modern and post-colonial traditions and has been compared favourably to authors such as Salman Rushdie and Gabriel García Márquez.

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Born
Mar 15, 1959
Minna
Also known as
  • 本·奥克瑞
  • Окри, Бен
Nationality
  • Nigeria
Profession
Education
  • University of Essex

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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