Nobel Literature Prize 2021: Abdulrazak Gurnah named winner

Abdulrazak Gurnah PIC: GETTY
Abdulrazak Gurnah PIC: GETTY

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has said he was "surprised and humbled" to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature.

The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for for his "uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism".

The prize is awarded by the Swedish Academy and is worth 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.14m / £840,000).

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