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Satendra Nandan


Satendra Nandan was born in Nadi in 1940. He studied in Britain, India and Australia and obtained a Ph. D. in Australia, writing on Patrick White. He became a teacher and was made a professor at the University of the South Pacific. He entered politics and briefly became minister for health. After the 1987 coup, he emigrated to Australia, where he continued to teach. He later returned to Fiji to teach at the newly established University of Fiji. He was rumoured as a possible vice-presidential candidate.

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1977 Faces in a Village: Poetry from Fiji
1985 Voices in the River
1991 The Wounded Sea (novel)
1997 Lines across Black Waters
2000 Fiji: Paradise in Pieces (politics)
2001 Requiem for a Rainbow (autobiography)
2007 The Loneliness of Islands: Collected Poems, 1976-2006
2009 Between the Lines: Selected Prose, 1978-2008
2010 Beyond Paradise : Rights of Passage
2014 Nadi Memories of a River and Faces in a Village
2017 Dispatches from Distant Shores
2018 1987: Six Nights in May – Death in Paradise
2019 Gandhianjali
2021 Ashes and waves : Fijian Stories
2022 LIfe Journeys : Love and Grief