1979 - Granta Magazine

1979

Aminatta Forna

‘What happened in 1979 has happened many times before and many times since, in places where people have set themselves free and believed with all their hearts that the freedom they had fought for was real and lasting, only to be recaptured.’

Aminatta Forna

Aminatta Forna's most recent novel is The Hired Man. She is a professor of creative writing at Bath Spa University and currently Lannan Visiting Chair of Poetics at Georgetown University.

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