245pp., paperback, London, 2001
Abdulrazak Gurnah is the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021.
Novel set in London about an asylum seeker from Zanzibar and his meeting with a man intimately connected with his past.
Abdulrazak Gurnah is a Tanzanian novelist based in the United Kingdom. His novels include Paradise, Desertion, Afterlives and Gravel Heart. He was Professor and Director of Graduate studies within the Department of English at the University of Kent.He lives in Canterbury.