Pyre longlisted for International Booker Prize 2023

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Pyre, written by Perumal Murugan and translated by Aniruddhan Vasudevan has been longlisted for the International Booker Prize 2023. Young love is pitted against social discrimination in Perumal Murugan’s powerful and compelling novel, set in the rural Tamil Nadu of the 1980s.

Perumal Murugan is a professor of Tamil literature and one of India’s most respected and bestselling literary writerswhile Aniruddhan Vasudevan is a sociocultural anthropologist who writes and translates between Tamil and English.

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