Indian Booker Prize Winners: A Critical Study of Their Works by Sunita Sinha

By Sunita Sinha

Literary prizes shape a desirable interface among literature and society. confirmed in 1968, the Booker Prize has speedily develop into probably the most prestigious and glamorous literary prizes within the English talking international. not like the Nobel Prize, the Booker specializes in a specific novel instead of on a specific writer. It seeks to confer literary attractiveness on novels which are winners and attend to the radical as a sort and medium for brand spanking new voices, types and cultures.

The guy Booker Prize expresses a postcolonial reaction and the prominence of India in its short background is unquestionable. in addition to V.S. Naipaul, the Indian Trinidadian, the prize has been provided to 4 Indians—Salman Rushdie in 1981, Arundhati Roy in 1997, Kiran Desai in 2006 and such a lot lately in 2008 to Aravind Adiga. moreover, diasporic Indian authors on a regular basis seem at the shortlist that comes out a number of months ahead of the prize is absolutely provided. hence, Indian writers have effectively created a distinct segment in their personal in English, leaving an indelible mark at the international scene.

Rich in scholarship, Indian Booker Prize Winners is a hard number of essays, which propels the sector of Indian English writing ahead and makes a speciality of the rising position of Indian English fiction in shaping the main major annual foreign award in English letters. The e-book examines the foremost severe debates which offer a concise research of the Booker profitable novels from India. numerous topics and viewpoints tell the shut readings of those seminal novels, thereby making the ebook relatively helpful for the academics and scholars of Indian English literature.

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