Admiring Silence (Hardcover), by Abdulrazak Gurnah
A man who has escaped from his native Zanzibar and built a new life in England is finally able to return to visit his native land where he finds a changed country and is able to view his life with a new clarity.
Abdulrazak Gurnah is a Tanzanian novelist based in the United Kingdom. The most famous of his novels are Paradise, which was shortlisted for both the Booker and the Whitbread Prize, Desertion, and By the Sea, which was longlisted for the Booker and shortlisted for the Los Angeles Times Book Award.
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