The Fortune Men – Nadifa Mohamed in conversation with Désirée Reynolds
Sat, 30 October 5:00pm
Longlisted for The Booker Prize 2021 The Fortune Men, based on real events, tells the story of Mahmood Mattan, a Somali man living in Cardiff in 1952 – a father, chancer, petty thief. When a shopkeeper is killed and all eyes fall on him, Mahmood isn’t worried, secure in his innocence in a country where, he thinks, justice is served…
Nadifa Mohamed will talk about her powerful, unsettling, timely novel.
‘Chilling and utterly compelling, The Fortune Men shines an essential light on a much-neglected period of our national life‘ Sathnam Sanghera, author of Empireland
Part of Black Women Write Now curated by Désirée Reynolds