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Booker Prize Shortlist 2021

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From the publisher:
It begins with a message: a telephone call informing Krishan that his grandmother's former care-giver, Rani, has died in unexpected circumstances, at the bottom of a well in her village in the north, her neck broken by the fall. The news…

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A masterpiece of a family in crisis from twice Booker-shortlisted author Damon Galgut'Astonishing' Colm Toibin'A literary masterpiece' Sarah HallThe Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside…

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021______________________________________________'A literary star' Hadley Freeman, Guardian'An intellectual and emotional rollercoaster' Daily…

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'Chilling and utterly compelling, The Fortune Men shines an essential light on a much-neglected period of our national life' Sathnam Sanghera, author of EmpirelandMahmood Mattan is a fixture in Cardiff's Tiger Bay, 1952, which bustles with…

From the publisher:
THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING, BOOKER PRIZE-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE OVERSTORY'It changed how I thought about the Earth and our place in it. . .It changed how I see things and that's always, for me, a mark of a book…

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For fans of The Goldfinch, All the Light We Cannot See and The Girls: this monumentally powerful epic weaves together the astonishing lives of a daredevil female aviator and the Hollywood rebel who will play her on screen. 'Outrageously…

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