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Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards

Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards, having loved her book Salt and Saffron, Kamila Shamsie happens to be our personal favourite author. The lady who holds both Pakistani And British Nationality first wrote her novel In The City by the Sea while in college and that got published when she was just 25, getting her shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in the UK.

This year in particular, Kamila Shamsie got longlisted for the 2017 Booker Prize for her seventh novel Homefire which has now been shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards this year!

Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards

Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards, With the celebrated author having shared the good news on her Instagram we were left feeling thrilled for her as her stories are a delight to read and deserve every bit of appreciation from world over.

 “Ingenious and love-struck,Shamsie drives this gleaming machine home in a manner that, if I weren’t handling airplane metaphors, I would call it smashing” writes New York Times about Shamsie’s story which is full of uncertainty and heart break as it revolves around an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences.

Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards

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Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards, Twenty Authors across five categories namely first novel, novel, biography, poetry and children’s book were announced recently for the Costa Book Awards which is the only major UK book prize open solely to authors residing in the UK as well as Ireland.

Kamila Shamsie was shortlisted in the novel award category together with Jon McGregor and actor/ novelist Sarah Winman.

Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards

Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards, With the winners to be announced on 2nd January 2018, we would like to wish Kamila Shamsie all the best and here is hoping she wins the Costa Book Award and makes Pakistan proud of her once again.

Kamila Shamsie Homefire Shortlisted For 2017 Costa Book Awards

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