Ben Okri. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

Novelist Ben Okri on the childhood trauma that drives his creativity

People shot, kids lying dead in the river, relations killed - Nigerian's searing memories of civil war, of how brave, but also how awful, men can be, and of the injustices of a 'mad' world have influenced him deeply

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Ben Okri. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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