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  • 21 October, 2022

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2022 Booker Prize

2022 Booker Prize

  • The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, Shehan Karunatilaka's second novel, has received the Booker Prize 2022.


  • The Seven Moons of Saturn Maali Almeida's narrative is about a war photojournalist who wakes up dead in what appears to be a celestial immigration office.
  • He has 'seven moons' to uncover the mystery of his death and to assist in the discovery of a stash of images that would rock war-torn Sri Lanka.

The Booker Prize

  • The Booker Prize is the world's most prestigious literary prize for a single piece of fiction.
  • It was founded in the United Kingdom in 1969 to honour Commonwealth writers, but it now covers the globe and is open to anybody, regardless of origin.
  • The Booker Prize winner for 2022, receive £50,000.
  • The 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction was won by South African novelist Damon Galgut for ‘The Promise’ .


Source: The Hindu

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