Nuruddin Farah

Nuruddin Farah

Name Nuruddin Farah
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1945-11-24
Place of Birth Somalia
Death Date
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Nuruddin Farah

A Somali novelist and Neustadt International Prize recipient, he is best known for his Blood in the Sun trilogy. His other works include From a Crooked Rib (1970) and Territories (2000).

Early Life Experience of Nuruddin Farah

He attended Panjab University in Chandigarh, India before beginning his literary career. His debut novella, Why Die So Soon?, was published in 1965.

Trivia Info

He was a perennial nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Family Life and Relationship

He was married to Chitra Muliyil from 1970 to 1972. In 1992, he wed Amina Mama.

Close Associates

Farah and Rachid Boudjedra are both respected writers from the African continent.

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