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The Booker Prize 2022

Written in one of the most compelling voices I've read. This razor sharp satire effortlessley and eloquently brings Sri Lanka to life, and does it through the afterlife. - Backstory

Karunatilaka's second novel is a bold, searing satire set amid the murderous mayhem of Sri Lanka beset by civil war Colombo, 1990.

Yes, there is an afterlife. It's just like here, but worse...

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