Sri Lankan author wins Booker Prize for political thriller

Shehan Karunatilaka has won the Booker Prize 2022 for his third novel The seven moons of Maali Almeida. Maali Almeida, the main character in Shehan Karunatilaka’s book, is a war photographer, and he is dead. In a highly bureaucratic afterlife, he is given seven nights to discover why he is dead and tries to alert […]

Sri Lankan Karunatilaka wins Booker Prize with satirical ‘underworld whodunnit’

AFP NOS News•yesterday, 01:23 Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka is this year’s winner of the Booker Prize. He receives the prestigious prize for Anglophone Literature for his satirical novel The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, about a Sri Lankan war photographer who wakes up dead in the underworld and has no idea how he died. […]