The Famished Road by Ben Okri

25249121– In the beginning there was a river. The river became a road and the road branched out to the whole world. And because the road was once a river it was always hungry. –

– Life is full of riddles that only the dead can answer. –

– The road swallow people and sometimes at night you can hear them calling for help, begging to be freed from inside its stomach. –

– And because the photographer hadn’t been there to record what had happened that night, nothing of the events appeared in the newspapers. It was as if the events were never real. –

– How many times is a man reborn in one life? –

– There are many riddles of the dead that only the living can answer. –


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