|Born||20 December 1948|
|Education||Canterbury Christ Church University (BA)|
University of Kent (MA, PhD)
|Notable awards||Nobel 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. Most of his novels talked about colonialism and its impact on refugees.
References[change | change source]
- 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.
- "Nobel Literature Prize 2021: Abdulrazak Gurnah named winner". BBC News. 2021-10-07. Retrieved 2021-10-07.