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Hari Kunzru


UK flag (b.1968)

Hari Kunzru, author of the award-winning and bestselling novel The Impressionist, was named as one of Granta's "20 Best Fiction Writers Under 40." The Impressionist was a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist; was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, the Whitbread First Novel Award, and a British Book Award; and was one of Publishers Weekly's Best Novels of 2002. Kunzru has written for a variety of English and international publications, including The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, The London Review of Books, and Wired. He lives in London.
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel winner (2002) : The Impressionist
Whitbread Prize Best First Novel nominee (2002) : The Impressionist


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"Powerful... a vision of pre-apocalyptic London."

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