"Red April" by Peruvian Santiago Roncagliolo wins Independent Foreign Fiction Prize

Santiago Roncagliolo

Peruvian novelist Santiago Roncagliolo won the 2011 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for the best work of contemporary fiction in translation with his novel "Red April," which uses murder to dramatize the impact of the Shining Path in Peru. At 36 years of age, Roncagliolo is the prize's youngest recipient and he will share the £10,000 award with American translator Edith Grossman.

Full article from The Guardian