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Shehan Karunatilaka - 5th June, 7pm. Online event


We will be hosting a live, online event with Booker Prize-winner Shehan Karunatilaka on Monday, June 5th @ 7pm.

The book is published in paperback on April 6th, and this event is designed to help you get a greater share of one of the most important paperbacks published in the UK this year.

We can offer attendance to the event to anyone who pre-orders a copy of the paperback (ahead of publication) and then on sales all the way up to June 5th. Please get in touch with us to pre-order your copy or pop in the bookshop.



WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022

A magical realism whodunnit set amid Sri Lanka's civil war

Colombo, 1990. Maali Almeida, war photographer, gambler and closet gay, has woken up dead in what seems like a celestial visa office. His dismembered body is sinking in the serene Beira lake and he has no idea who killed him. At a time where scores are settled by death squads, suicide bombers and hired goons, the list of suspects is depressingly long, as the ghouls and ghosts with grudges who cluster round can attest. But even in the afterlife, time is running out for Maali. He has seven moons to try and contact the man and woman he loves most and lead them to a hidden cache of photos that will rock Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka's foremost author delivers a rip-roaring epic, full of mordant wit and disturbing truths.

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