Adib Khan lived in Dhaka till 1973. That year he went to Australia where he completed a Masters degree in English Literature at Monash University. Khan currently lives and works as a teacher in Ballarat. His interests include reading, philately, cooking, listening to Western and Indian classical music, chess and cricket. Khan’s first novel, Seasonal Adjustments, won the Christina Stead Prize for fiction and the Book of the Year in the 1994 New South Wales Premier’s Prize, was shortlisted for the 1994 Age Book of the Year Award, and won the 1995 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for First Book. His second novel, Solitude of Illusions, was shortlisted for the Christina Stead Prize for fiction and the Ethnic Commission Award in the 1997 New South Wales Premier’s Prize, and won the 1997 Tilly Aston Braille Book of the Year Award. The Storyteller another novel was published in June 2000.
Solitude of Illusions
PRIZES AND AWARDS
Commonwealth Writers’ Prize
Christina Stead Prize
Tilly Aston Braille Book of the Year Award