Man Booker Prize - WikipediaFinally, the clocks have ticked over in the UK, and the longlist is here! This is the second year that the prize, first awarded in , has been open to writers of any nationality, writing originally in English and published in the UK. Chair of the judges, Michael Wood , comments:. We were lucky in our companions and the submissions were extraordinary. All of them do something exciting with the language they have chosen to use. For more details, head to the Man Booker Prize website. Category: Writing news.
The Man Booker Prize 2015 Longlist Announced
Please refresh the page and retry. Five American writers have also reached the longlist, which is characterised by an international flavour, with offerings from Nigeria, India and New Zealand. The shortlist will be announced on September 15, with the winner on October Below are The Telegraph's verdicts on the longlisted novels. McCarthy can lash the concerns of the avant-garde to gripping narrative. C, about First World War code-making , was shortlisted for the Booker in Satin Island uses a similarly experimental form, with greater ambition.
This year's Man Booker longlist sees five American authors named, along with nominees from Ireland, Nigeria, New Zealand and India as well.
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