The Fortune Men – Nadifa Mohamed in conversation with Désirée Reynolds : Online Event

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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

Please note this event is now online and free to attend

Part of Black Women Write Now curated by Désirée Reynolds




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

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