An African Elegy - Okri, Ben

Dreams are the currency of Okri's writing, particularly in this first book of poems, An African Elegy, but also in his books of short stories and prize-winning novel The Famished Road. Okri's dreams are made on the stuff of Africa's colossal economic and political problems, and reading the poems is to experience a constant succession of metaphors ...

An African Elegy 1997, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9780099736011

Mass-market paperback

An African Elegy 1992, Random House UK

ISBN-13: 9780224030069