Abdulrazak Gurnah

Abdulrazak Gurnah

Abdulrazak Gurnah (born 1948 in Zanzibar) is a Tanzanian novelist based in the United Kingdom.


From 1980-1982, Gurnah lectured at the Bayero University Kano in Nigeria. He then moved to the University of Kent where he earned his Ph.D. from in 1982. He is now a lecturer at the University of Kent. His novels include:
*"Memory of Departure" (1987)
*"Pilgrims Way" (1988)
*"Dottie" (1990)
*"Paradise" (1994)
*"Admiring Silence" (1996)
*"By the Sea" (2001)
*"Desertion" (2005)

And his short stories include:
*"My Mother Lived on a Farm in Africa" (2006)


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