Romesh Gunesekera
Writer. He was born in 1954 in Sri Lanka and now living in England.
Photo credit by Yemisi Blake
Romesh Gunesekera Updated: 26.10.2012 Romesh Gunesekera was born in 1954 in Sri Lanka. His first book, Monkfish Moon, a collection of short stories reflecting the ethnic and political tensions that have threatened Sri Lanka since independence in 1948, was published in 1992. Reef (1994), his first novel, won a Yorkshire Post Book Award (Best First Work) and was shortlisted for both the Booker Prize for Fiction and The Guardian Fiction Prize. The Sandglass (1998), his second novel, was awarded the inaugural BBC Asia Award for Achievement in Writing and Literature. His latest book is Prisoner of Paradise (2012).

He talked to Reenita Malhorta Hora about his life in England and how it affected his writing.
Book Information
Prisoner of Paradise - by Romesh Gunesekera - Read More
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication Date: February 2, 2012
ISBN-10: 1408804263
ISBN-13: 978-1408804261
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