New Delhi: Indian author Gitanjali Shree’s novel Tomb of Sand has won the International Booker Prize. Sri became the first Indian writer to win the prestigious award. For the oblivious, Reet Ka Maqbara was originally published in Hindi with the title ‘Rit Samadhi’. The book was translated into English by American translator Daisy Rockwell. Following the results of the International Booker Prize, many are now showing interest in purchasing the winning book – Tomb of Sand. The book is currently available on all major e-commerce platforms such as Amazon and Flipkart as well as major online book stores.
The Booker Prize tweeted, “We are delighted to announce that the #2022 International Booker Prize Winner ‘Sand Ka Tomb’ by Gitanjali Shree, translated from Hindi to English by @shreedaisy and by @tiltedaxispress has been published.”
At a ceremony in London on Thursday (26 May), the New Delhi-based author said she was “absolutely overwhelmed” by “Bolt from the Blue” as she accepted her award of 50,000 GBP and presented it as the book’s English translator. shared with. , Daisy Rockwell.
Tomb of Sand is selling at 3% rate on Amazon for Rs.675. The original price of the book is Rs 699. On the other hand, Flipkart is offering a discount of 8% on the award winning book.
The original Hindi version of the book Rat Samadhi is selling on Flipkart for Rs.330. The MRP of the book is Rs 399. The variant, on the other hand, is selling for Rs 352 on Amazon. Read also: Looking at the ‘downside’ of the introduction of digital currency: RBI
Sand Tomb review
Tomb of Sand has a 4.5-star rating on Amazon. The book is ranked as the best seller in the Indian Writing category. On Goodreads, the novel has got a rating of 4.1 with 149 votes. This book has got a rating of 4.6 on Flipkart. Read also: Sri Lanka allows private companies to import fuel