BOOKER FOR Hungarian

Hungarian writer Laszlo Krasznahorkai was given the Man Booker International Prize for 2015 at a ceremony held recently for his “achievement in fiction on the world stage”.

Laszlo Krasznahorkai (लाज़्लो क्रासज़नाोरकाई)

  1. His first novel, Satantango (1985

Man Booker International Prize:

Awarded for      : Best original novel, written in the English language, and published in the UK

Location            : London, England

Presented by    : Man Group

First awarded    :1969

The literary prize, worth £ 60,000 is awarded to a living author of any nationality who has published fiction either in English or in English translation.

  • Unlike the annual Man Booker Prize for Fiction, the Man Booker International Prize, which is awarded once in two years, is in recognition of a writer’s body of work and overall contribution to fiction rather than to a single novel.
  • The award, which is sponsored by the Man Group, complements the Man Booker Prize and rewards one author’s continued creativity, development and overall contribution to fiction on the world stage.


1997 Arundhati Roy


The God of Small Things Novel India
2006 Kiran Desai


The Inheritance of Loss Novel India
2008 Aravind Adiga


The White Tiger Novel India

Sources: The Hindu, Wiki.


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