Who is Pepetela ? What is his complete name ?
Pepetela, or Artur Carlos Maurício Pestana dos Santos, is one of the major writers of Angola.
Artur Carlos Maurício Pestana dos Santos was born in Benguela, Portuguese Angola, and fought as a member of the MPLA in the long guerrilla war for Angola’s independence.
He wrote both novels and plays. A Gloriosa Familia, Luandando, Mayombe, Predadores, As Aventuras de Ngunga are some well-known novels of Pepetela. A Corda and A Revolta da Casa dos Idolos are the plays written by Pepetela. In 1999, he was awarded to Prince Claus Award.