Person    | Male  Born 15/3/1959 

Ben Okri

Categories: Literature, Poetry

Countries: Nigeria

Poet and novelist. Born Nigeria but spent his early childhood in London. Returned to England to study in the late 1970s. His 1991 novel 'The Famished Road' won the Booker Prize.

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Ben Okri

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Memorial Gates

Designed by Liam O'Connor as a reduced-scale version of Lutyens' monument at ...

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Julia Clara Pitt Byrne, née Busk

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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

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