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Geetanjali Shree's Tomb of Sand wins International Booker Prize

ANI News | 27/05/2022 09:01 AM | Click to read full article

A Delhi-based writer Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian writer to win the International Booker Prize. Her novel titled Ret Samadhi, translated into English as Tomb of Sand by Daisy Rockwell won the International Booker Prize.

It was the first Hindi-language book to be shortlisted for the £50,000 prize.