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Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel Prize for Literature

BBC News logo BBC News 07/10/2021
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Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has been awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature, it was announced on Thursday.

The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for for his "uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents."

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