Irwin Allan Sealy

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Irwin Allan Sealy is an Indian novelist and poet. He lives in the foothills of the Himalayas where he writes for a living. His first novel The Trotter-Nama: A Chronicle was published in 1988 and tells the story of seven generations of an Anglo-Indian family and it is regarded as one of the classics of modern Indian writing. His The Everest Hotel: A Calendar was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1998. Sealy has won a number of awards for his writing including the Commonwealth Best Book Award in 1989, Sahitya Akademi Award in 1991, the Crossword Book Award in 1998 and the Padma Shiri in 2012.

埃爾文阿蘭西利(Irwin Allan Sealy),小說家,詩人,居於喜馬拉雅山山麓,以寫作為生。1988 年他發表了第一部長篇小說 The Trotter-Nama: A Chronicle,講述一個英印家族七代人的故事,成為印度現代文學的經典之作。他的另一部小說 The Everest Hotel: A Calendar 入圍  1998 年布克獎。西利的作品曾獲多項殊榮,包括 1989 年的聯邦最佳書獎(Commonwealth Best Book Award)、1991 年印度國家文學院大獎(Sahitya Akademi Award)、1998年字謎書獎(Crossword Book Award)以及 2012 年印度蓮花士勳章(Padma Shri)。