|Publisher:||John Murray Publishers Ltd|
|Size (mm):||134 x 196 x 13|
|Colour:||Black & White|
|Publication Date:||08 Oct 2015|
Uzodinma Iweala (born November 5, 1982) is an author and physician who hails from Nigeria. His debut novel, Beasts of No Nation, is a formation of his thesis work (in creative writing) at Harvard. It depicts a child soldier in an unnamed African country. The book, published in 2005 and adapted as an award-winning film in 2015 starring Idris Elba, was mentioned by Time Magazine, The New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Times, and Rolling Stone.
In 2006, he won the New York Public Library’s Young Lions Fiction Award. In 2007, he was named as one of Granta magazine’s 20 best young American novelists.