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|Irwin Allan Sealy|
|Born||1951 (age 64–65)
|Pen name||Allan Sealy|
His first novel The Trotter Nama was published in 1988 and tells the story of seven generations of an Anglo-Indian family. It includes references to his former school which is thinly disguised.
He now lives in Dehra Dun.
- Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best First Book, Europe and South Asia, in 1989
- Sahitya Akademi Award in 1991 
- Crossword Book Award in 1998
- Padma Shri in 2012
List of works
- The Trotter-Nama: A Chronicle, (New York: Knopf, 1988; London: Penguin Books, 1990; New York: Viking Penguin, 1990) ISBN 0-14-010210-8.
- Hero: A Fable, (London: Secker and Warburg, 1991, 288pp) ISBN 0-436-44478-X.
- From Yukon to Yukatan: a Western Journey, (London: Secker & Warburg, 1994., 323pp) ISBN 0-436-44479-8.
- The Everest Hotel: A Calendar, (London: Doubleday, 1998, 331pp) ISBN 0-385-41033-6.
- The Brainfever Bird, (London: Picador, 2003, 320pp) ISBN 0-330-41143-8.
- Red: An Alphabet (London: Picador, 2006, 343pp) ISBN 0-330-41147-0.
- Puppets on a String Mithu Banerji in the Observer March 23rd 2003 Guardian Unlimited accessed June 2007
- St. Stephen's College, Delhi (2000-08-01). "Distinguished Alumni". St. Stephen's College, Delhi. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-06-24.
- Award for writing in English in 1991 accessed July 2007
- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 15, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
- Allan reading from his work at The South Asian Literary recordings project accessed June 2007
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