29-yr-old Dutch author youngest to win International Booker prize

by International | 27-08-2020 | 1303 views

A 29-year-old Dutch author, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, has become the youngest to win the International Booker, taking the award for their debut novel 'The Discomfort of Evening'. The £50,000 (₹49 lakh) prize will be split equally between Rijneveld and translator Michele Hutchison. The book was chosen from a shortlist of six books by a five-judge panel, chaired by Ted Hodgkinson.

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