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Paradise : A BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime, by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 by Abdulrazak Gurnah

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**By the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021**A BBC RADIO 4 Book at Bedtime SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 1994'A poetic and vividly conjured book about Africa and the brooding power of the unknown' Independent on Sunday'Lingering and exquisite' Guardian'An obliterated world is enthrallingly retrieved' Sunday TimesBorn in East Africa, Yusuf has few qualms about the journey he is to make. It never occurs to him to ask why he is accompanying Uncle Aziz or why the trip has been organised so suddenly, and he does not think to ask when he will be returning. But the truth is that his ‘uncle' is a rich and powerful merchant and Yusuf has been pawned to him to pay his father's debts. Paradise is a rich tapestry of myth, dreams and Biblical and Koranic tradition, the story of a young boy's coming of age against the backdrop of an Africa increasingly corrupted by colonialism and violence.,

Binding: Paperback,
Pagination: 256 pages

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