In Arcadia (Paperback)Ben Okri (author)
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From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: a voyage into the enduring myth of Arcadia and the mysterious painting it inspired.
A lyrical novel about art and enlightenment that takes the reader from Waterloo Station in London to Paris and a four hundred year old enigma, the painting by Nicolas Poussin known as 'Et in Arcadia Ego'.
'We never write the book we think we are writing. We never read the book we think we are reading' BEN OKRI.
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 288 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
'The journey has inspired writers from Homer and Chaucer onwards. Ben Okri gives it an ultra modern twist.' Daily Mail.
'Delightfully lyrical. A truly fascinating work and a hugely ambitious one.' Scotland on Sunday.