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Sacrificing theme for style: A review of Ben Okri’s Starbook

Sacrificing theme for style: A review of Ben Okri’s Starbook

Reading Ben Okri’s Starbook (2007), one is refreshed and excited not just because of the plot but the courageous plunge into the unconventional, a style that confounds lay readers. A postmodernist writer par distinction, Ben Okri breeds and nurtures an approach to fiction writing that only those who seek what is beyond just the story, … Continue reading Sacrificing theme for style: A review of Ben Okri’s Starbook