A dazzling achievement.
–Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The New York Times Book Review
A mesmerizing vision of modern Nigeria, seen through the eyes of a peculiarly sentient child.... The Famished Road is a quintessential African novel."–The Philadelphia Inquirer
"A stunning work, suspenseful and haunting, the product of one of the lushest imaginations on record."–The Plain Dealer
A masterpiece if one ever existed.
–The Boston Globe
Dazzling, hypnotic...a true feast for the word hungry.
–San Francisco Chronicle