Posts Tagged ‘Booker Longlist’

The Booker long list 2009 has been announced…..

The long list this year is…. The Children’s Book by AS Byatt   Summertime by JM Coetzee The Quickening Maze by […]

Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel

  I have seen several people tip this book for the Booker prize this year, and so decided to give […]

The Children’s Book – A. S. Byatt

I had a love-hate relationship with this book and have to admit that there were several points, especially in the […]

The Wilderness – Samantha Harvey

Short listed for the Orange Prize 2009 The Wilderness is written through the eyes of someone with Alzheimer’s disease. I shouldn’t […]

The Little Stranger – Sarah Waters

The Fingersmith is my second favourite book of all time (after A Fine Balance), and so I was so excited about the […]

Offshore – Penelope Fitzgerald

Offshore won the Booker Prize in 1979. From the back-cover: On Battersea Reach, a mixed bag of the temporarily lost […]