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The Nobel Prize for Literature honors a Tanzanian author

The award recognized Abdulrazak Gurnah’s “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the plight of refugees in the chasm between cultures and continents”. He is the first African to win the award in nearly two decades.

“The 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, born in Zanzibar, active in England, for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism, and of the plight of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents. “” In his 10 novels he has systematically and with great compassion penetrated the effects of colonialism in East Africa and its effects on the lives of uprooted and migrant people.

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