Whitney Kisling interviewed Ben Okri for the Financial Times.
What was the last book you couldn't finish?
Finnegan's Wake, by James Joyce. But I'm going to have another go soon.
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Which work would you most like to review?
Don Quixote. It'll keep turning me round and round, which I like. I've read it three times.
Read the entire Q & A.
Ben Okri won the Booker Prize with his third novel, The Famished Road, a magical realism tale narrated by an African spirit-child. Okri received an OBE in 2001. His latest novel, Starbook, is out this month in Britain.