The Fortune Men – Nadifa Mohamed in conversation with Désirée Reynolds

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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


£6/£5 buy any 2 Black Women Write Now events for £10/£8


Cadman Room, Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, S1 2PP

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