07/10/2011

‘Our Lady of Alice Bhatti’ by Mohammed Hanif

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‘Our Lady of Alice Bhatti’ is the second novel by UEA alumni Mohammed Hanif and is published by Jonathan Cape this week. Mohammed (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2005 and published his debut novel, 'A Case of Exploding Mangoes', in 2008. This was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the James Tait Black Prize, and was the winner of the Literature Prize at the 2009 Corine International Book Awards and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize in the Europe and South Asia Best First Book category. He will be discussing ‘Our Lady of Alice Bhatti’ at the DSC South Asian Literature Festival in London on 10th October.

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