Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o

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Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (signing autographs in London).jpg
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o signs copies o his beuk Wizard o the Craw, at the Congress Centre in central Lunnon. Wizard wis his first beuk in 20 years, follaein 22 years o exile due tae his poleetical wark.
BornJames Ngugi
(1938-01-05) 5 Januar 1938 (age 81)
Kamiriithu, Kenyae Colony
ThriftWriter
LeidInglis, Kikuyu
EthnicityKikuyu
Alma materMakerere Varsity
SpooseNjeeri
Wabsteid
ngugiwathiongo.com

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o (Gikuyu pronunciation: [ᵑɡoɣe wá ðiɔŋɔ]; born 5 Januar 1938)[1] is a Kenyan writer, umwhile wirkin in Inglis an nou wirkin in Kikuyu. His wark includes novelles, plays, short stories, an essays, rangin frae leeterar an social creeticism tae childer's leeteratur. He is the foonder an eeditor o the Gikuyu-leid jurnal Mũtĩiri.

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  1. "Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o: A Profile of a Literary and Social Activist". ngugiwathiongo.com. Retrieved 20 March 2009.