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Booker Prize 2022 Winner is Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree, Translated by Daisy Rockwell

Booker Prize 2022: The international Booker Prize 2022 is won by the Indian author Geetanjali Shree for his novel “Tomb of Sand” and translated by Daisy Rockwell in the translated fiction category. Tomb of Sand is the first book written in any Indian language to win the International Booker Prize, and the first novel translated from Hindi to be recognized by the Internation Booker Prize. The novel is An urgent yet engaging protest against the destructive impact of borders, whether between religions, countries, or genders. Translated by Daisy Rockwell.

Booker Prize 2022 Winner is Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree, Translated by Daisy Rockwell

International Booker Prize 2022
International Booker Prize 2022

Story of Tomb of Sand Novel

Story of Tomb novel describes the life of an 80-year-old woman, set in northern India. The novel tells about unexpected gains and a highly conventional lease of life of the character. The Tomb of Sand book is highly engaging, funny, and utterly original.

Novels Shortlisted for Booker Prize 2022

  • Heaven
  • Elena Knows
  • A New Name: SEptology VI-VII
  • Tomb of Sand
  • The Books of Jacob
  • Cursed Bunny

What Geetanjali Says About her Book

This is not just about me, the individual. I represent a language and culture and this recognition brings into larger purview the entire world of Hindi literature in particular and Indian literature as a whole.

Geetanjali Shree, Author of Tomb of Sand

What Judges Say About the Tomb of Sand

This is a luminous novel of India and partition, but one whose spellbinding brio and fierce compassion weaves youth and age, male and female, family and nation into a kaleidoscopic whole

Frank Wynne, Chair of the Judges

Geetanjali Shree Biography and Important Facts

NameGeetanjali Shree
OccupationAuthor
NationalityIndian
City New Delhi
Age64 Years (Born in 1957)
Born in StateManipur
Other BooksMai: A Novel, The Roof Beneath Their Feet, The Empty Space

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