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See Lavish Home Of Famous Kenyan Writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o In Limuru (PHOTOS)

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Ngugi wa Thiong'o was born on 5th January,1938 in Limuru, Kiambu District. He is a Kenyan writer and academic who writes primarily in Gikuyu. He is the founder and editor of Gikuyu language journal, mutiiri. He is a writer of novels, plays, short stories and essays, ranging from literary and social criticism to children's literature. His famous short story a signed "The Upright Revolution": Or "Why humans Walk Upright" is translated into about 94 languages from around the world.

In his life, Ngugi has written many books which brought him to fame, in fact Ngugi was Thiong'o is one of the most famous African writers. He was considered leading East African novelist. Wathiong'o also has positive attitude towards Gikuyu tradition, his house in Kamirithu was designed by architect George Nyanja and was an attempt at restatement of the Gikuyu traditional homestead in modern terms. The house has two bedrooms, a sitting room, a dining room, a kitchen and a store. See the stunning pictures of his house.

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