V. V. Ganeshananthan: Brotherless Night

German Book Premiere

A country ravaged by civil war, a family torn apart by violence and conflicting ideologies. An aspiring doctor, 16-year-old Sashi experiences the civil war in Sri Lanka firsthand. This novel tells the story of her life and that of her brothers over the course of a decade and explores the importance of morality and compassion in war. »Brotherless Night« won the Carol Shields Prize for Fiction 2024. »Ganeshananthan’s prose is rich, eloquent, utterly unsparing« (Guardian).

With V. V. Ganeshananthan

Moderated by Senthuran Varatharajah.

The event will be held in English.


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