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Shehan Karunatilaka

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Shehan Karunatilaka
Karunatilaka in 2020
Karunatilaka in 2020
Born1975 (age 48–49)
Galle, Sri Lanka
OccupationWriter, Creative Director
NationalitySri Lankan
Period2000 – present
GenreNovels
SubjectSri Lankan society
Notable worksChinaman (2010)
The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida (2022)
Website
www.shehanwriter.com

Shehan Karunatilaka (born 1975) is a Sri Lankan writer. His first novel was Chinaman: The Legend of Pradeep Mathew and it won the Commonwealth Prize. His second novel The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida won the 2022 Booker Prize.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida | The Booker Prizes". thebookerprizes.com. Retrieved 16 October 2022.
  2. "Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka wins Booker Prize". Onmanorama. 17 October 2022. Retrieved 17 October 2022.