Booker Prize for the first Hindi novel: Jitan Jar Richelieu "Sand tomb"

Booker Prize for the first Hindi novel: Jitan Jar Richelieu "Sand tomb"

The author’s Hindi novel “Sand Tomb” by Zietanjarishuri became the first book in the prestigious International Booker Prize-winning Indian language.

At a ceremony in London on Thursday, a New Delhi-based writer received a prize worth £ 50,000 and shared it with the English translator of the book, Daisy Rockwell. I was completely overwhelmed. “

“Sand Tomb”, originally “Ret Samadhi”, is located in northern India and follows an 80-year-old woman in a story that Judge Booker named “Fun Dissonance” and “Charming Novel”.

“I never dreamed of Booker. I didn’t think I could do it. What a big deal I was surprised, delighted, honored and humbled,” Ms. Shree said. Said in her acceptance speech.

“This award is depressingly satisfying.’Ret Samadhi / Tomb of Sand’is the elegy of the world we live in and the lasting energy that remains hopeful in the face of imminent ruin. Booker is sure that far more people will not harm this book than it would otherwise. “