100 Must-read Prize-winning Novels

100 Must-read Prize-winning Novels

eBook - 2010
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A large number of people each year make their reading decisions onthe basis of prizes like the Booker and Orange Guide to Fiction. Thisnew title in the successful Must-Read series provides an overview of prize-winning fiction over the decades. With 100 titles fully featured and over 500 read-onrecommendations, this unique survey of literature incorporates some ofthe finest contemporary fiction ever produced including SalmanRushdie's Midnight's Children (Booker), Jonathan Coe's What a Carve Up (John Llewellyn Rhys), Andrea Levy's Small Island (Orange), Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli's Mandolin (Commonwealth Writers' Prize), Zadie Smith's White Teeth (Guardian First Book Award), Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things (Booker).As well as Booker and Pullitzer prize-winners the book also findsroom for those that have triumphed in less familiar prizes, such as theBetty Trask and the John Lewellyn Rhys. It looks at prize winners incertain genres such as crime and science fiction, as well as prizewinners from other countries: the French Prix de Goncourt and theAustralian Miles Franklin award. Because of the sheer range of prizesacross countries and genres - this is a diverse and rich list that nobook worm would want to be without.
Publisher: London : A & C Black, 2010.
ISBN: 9781408135990
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 179 pages)


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