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An Orchestra of Minorities — Chigozie Obioma

An Orchestra of Minorities is a gorgeous book and is, so far, my preferred choice for the prize this year (I should caveat this by saying that I am only 100 pages into Ducks, Newburyport which I strongly suspect is … Continue reading

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Booker Shortlist 2019 Announced

Here. The shortlisted novels are: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma Quichotte by Salman Rushdie 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World … Continue reading

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The Fishermen — Chigozie Obioma

Of the three Man Booker shortlisted works I have now read, this is the first that follows a conventional structure and while I loved the unconventionality of James, and disliked that of McCarthy, it was somewhat refreshing to return to … Continue reading

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Booker Shortlist 2015 Announced

The shortlist for 2015 has been announced and the 6 contenders for the prize are: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James Satin Island by Tom McCarthy The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma The Year of the Runaways by … Continue reading

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