The Last Gift of the Master Artists-9781838935870

The Last Gift of the Master Artists

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Author: Okri, Ben


Published on 11 May 2023 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (Apollo) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 512 pages
130 x 198 x 36 | 356g

‘One of the most beautiful and profound novels I’ve read in ages’ Washington Post‘A magical take on Africa before the arrival of the Atlantic slave ships’ Independent‘Takes on the great riddles of existence’ New York TimesBy a riverbank in Africa, two lovers meet for the first time. They make a promise to meet again the next day, same time, same place, but only one of them shows up.

This sounds like the beginning of a love story, but it’s more than that, for this breathtaking tale takes the reader into the heart of a vibrant world, a complex and intriguing civilisation of warriors and kings, philosophers and artists, parents and lovers. A world and culture which is about to end for, glimpsed on the horizon, seen but unsuspected, beautiful ships with white sails are waiting...