Abdulrazak Gurnah

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Abdulrazak Gurnah
Gurnah in May 2009
Gurnah in May 2009
Born (1948-12-20) 20 December 1948 (age 74)
EducationCanterbury Christ Church University (BA)
University of Kent (MA, PhD)
Notable works
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Literature (2021)

Abdulrazak Gurnah (born 20 December 1948) is a Tanzanian-born British novelist. He moved to the United Kingdom as a refugee in the 1960s. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2021.[1] Most of his novels talked about colonialism and its impact on refugees.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Flood, Alison (2021-10-07). "Abdulrazak Gurnah wins the 2021 Nobel prize in literature". The Guardian. Archived from the original on 7 October 2021. Retrieved 2021-10-07.
  2. "Nobel Literature Prize 2021: Abdulrazak Gurnah named winner". BBC News. 2021-10-07. Retrieved 2021-10-07.