Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’ first Hindi novel on prestigious literary award shortlist

'Tomb of Sand' by Indian author Geetanjali Shree is the Hindi language fictional novel to be shortlisted for the International Booker Prize.

Geetanjali Shree’s ‘Tomb of Sand’ first Hindi novel on prestigious literary award shortlist
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Indian author Geetanjali Shree’s translated Hindi novel “Tomb of Sand” has been short listed for the 2022 International Booker Prize. It is the first Hindi language work of fiction to be nominated for this prestigious International literary award.

Shree’s translated novel will compete against five other titles from around the world for a £50,000 cash prize that will be shared equally between the author and the translator.