Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the German born-British and American novelist has an Indian connection. She married Cyrus S. H. Jhabvala, an Indian architect and penned her Indian experiences on several of her novels, short stories and screenplays. Till date, she happens to be the only person to have won an Oscar (A Room with a View and Howard’s End) and a Booker Prize award (Heat and Dust).

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