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British Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie bags the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction for her latest novel

British Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie bags the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction for her latest novel

British Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie’s seventh novel titled Home Fire has won the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction for 2018. 

Chair of the judges Sarah Sands said the panel “chose the book which we felt spoke for our times.” Home Fire, she said, is about identity, conflicting loyalties, love and politics.

Sands announced Home Fire as the winner of the £30,000 award.

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