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Abdulrazak Gurnah


Zanzibar (b.1948)

Abdulrazak Gurnah was born in 1948 in Zanzibar and teaches at the University of Kent.
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1994) : Paradise


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Bird Summons (2019)
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