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2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist

2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist

A superb source of reading suggestions for fiction fans – The Man Booker Prize.
2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist
The prize, which celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2008 after launching in 1969, aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written by a citizen of the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland.To maintain the consistent excellence of the Man Booker Prize, judges are chosen from a wide range of disciplines, including critics, writers and academics, but also poets, politicians and actors, all with a passion for quality fiction.

Here for your reading consideration  is the 2012 longlist:
by Ned Beauman
by Andre Brink
by Tan Twan Eng
Skios (M)
by Michael Frayn
by Rachel Joyce
by Hilary Mantel
by Will Self
by Jeet Thayil
2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist by Sam Thompson
Not yet available in Canada:
The Lighthouse
by Alison Moore
Swimming Home
by Deborah Levy
The Yips
by Nicola Barker

Source: http://www.thereader.ca/2012/07/2012-man-booker-prize-long-list.html

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