इंडियन आवाज़     21 Apr 2018 03:43:23      انڈین آواز

US author George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize

 

US author George Saunders has won the 2017 Man Booker Prize. He became only the second American writer to win Britain’s renowned Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel “Lincoln in the Bardo”. The prize was announced at a ceremony in London.

Judges for the prestigious English-language literary award praised the book as utterly original that chronicles the death of Abraham Lincoln’s 11-year-old son Willie using the accounts of hundreds of narrators.This year’s Man Booker Prize shortlist pitted three US and three British writers against one another.

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