• "Triumphant...a joyful and entertaining read"

  • "Passages of extraordinary beauty... Okri paints a convincing surrealist picture"

    Sunday Times
  • "Reading Okri felt to me like talking to someone who has a secret"

    New Statesman
  • "Ben Okri writes beautifully... a triumph of inspiration over the everyday. His prose is dense with pungent metaphor, sometimes whimsical, sometimes bawdy... fraught with wild visions"

    The Times
  • "A love story and an account of the conflict between the parties of the rich and the poor... Okri's voice is all his own"