Talk:Ben Okri

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Dear Ben and associates,

I am in the process of reading 'Dangerous Love', yet another master piece on every day life in Nigeria. It touches on the misery, abject loneliness in marriage, alone and also in relationships. The main character has a safe out let - painting. However, when he dares to step out of the parameters of his safety, and embarks on a relationship with a married woman. It materialises into a tragic nightmare for both, individual's involved. The irony of this story was that they only participated in a sexual encounter on one solitary occasion. I have yet to finish the book, but the young lady in question, met her end on her way returning to her sick elderly mother. I agree with her listening to her own instinctive voice, although she dies.

I picked up a copy (on the train\) of the Stylist dated 31st March 2010, and low and below I find on page 5 "cry for Freedom", £7.99 from Amazon. I was surprised and impressed that the stylist should promote and advertise, this book along with other items of personal effect on their style list. A boundary was crossed for me, what ever the reason for it. I was also made aware that Ben had a new book out.