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Reading With Spiritual Eyes Book Chat

  • Roscoe Library, St Francis College 233 Milton Road Milton, QLD, 4064 Australia (map)

On Tuesday, 11 June at 5:30pm, join us for a book chat exploring Term 2's book, The Freedom Artist by Ben Okri.


"In a world uncomfortably like our own, a young woman called Amalantis is arrested for asking a question. Her question is this: Who is the Prisoner?

When Amalantis disappears, her lover Karnak goes looking for her. He searches desperately at first, then with a growing realization. To find Amalantis, he must first understand the meaning of her question.

Karnak's search leads him into a terrifying world of lies, oppression and fear at the heart of which lies the Prison . Then Karnak discovers that he is not the only one looking for the truth.

The Freedom Artist is an impassioned plea for justice and a penetrating examination of how freedom is threatened in a post-truth society. In Ben Okri's most significant novel since the Booker Prize-winning The Famished Road , he delivers a powerful and haunting call to arms."

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