The Death of Vishnu
|Publisher||W. W. Norton & Company|
|Media type||Print (Hardcover)|
|Pages||295 pp (USA hardcover edition)|
|ISBN||0-393-05042-4 (USA hardcover edition)|
|LC Class||PS3569.U725 D43 2001|
The Death of Vishnu (2001) is a novel by Indian-American writer Manil Suri. The book is about the spiritual journey of a dying man named Vishnu living on a landing of a Bombay apartment building, as well as the lives of the residents living in the building.
Awards and honors
- 2001 Booker Prize, longlist
- 2001 Kiriyama Prize, finalist (fiction)
- 2002 McKitterick Prize, winner
- 2002 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, co-winner
- 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award, nominee
- 2002 ALA Notable Books for Adults
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