Britain’s Camilla, Queen Consort, presents Booker Prizer winner Shehan Karunatilaka with the trophy for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida at the Roundhouse in London on Monday. Photo: AP
Britain’s Camilla, Queen Consort, presents Booker Prizer winner Shehan Karunatilaka with the trophy for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida at the Roundhouse in London on Monday. Photo: AP
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s Shehan Karunatilaka wins Booker Prize

  • The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida is a satirical novel set during the country’s civil war
  • Karunatilaka is the second Sri Lanka-born winner of the prestigious award, after Michael Ondaatje, who took the trophy in 1992 for The English Patient

Britain’s Camilla, Queen Consort, presents Booker Prizer winner Shehan Karunatilaka with the trophy for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida at the Roundhouse in London on Monday. Photo: AP
Britain’s Camilla, Queen Consort, presents Booker Prizer winner Shehan Karunatilaka with the trophy for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida at the Roundhouse in London on Monday. Photo: AP
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