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Burnt Shadows

Burnt Shadows( )
Author: Shamsie, Kamila
ISBN:978-0-312-55187-2
Publication Date:Apr 2009
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award An Orange Prize Finalist Nagasaki, August 9, 1945. Hiroko Tanaka watches her lover from the veranda as he leaves. Sunlight streams across Urakami Valley, and then the world goes white.

In the devastating aftermath of the atomic bomb, Hiroko leaves Japan in search of new beginnings. From Delhi, amid India's cry for independence from British colonial rule, to New York City in the immediate wake of 9/11, to...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Asian American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.71 x 8.18 x 1.03 Inches
Book Weight:0.76 Pounds
Author Biography
Shamsie, Kamila (Author)


Kamila Shamsie is the author of five novels: In the City by the Sea; Kartography (both shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize); Salt and Saffron; Broken Verses and Burnt Shadows which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction and has been translated into more than twenty languages. Three of her novels have received awards from Pakistan's Academy of Letters. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 2013 was named a Granta's Best of Young British Novelist. She made the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 shortlist with her title A God in Every Stone. She is the author of Home Fires, published in 2017, for which she won the 2018 Women¿s Prize for Fiction.

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