Posts Tagged ‘IMPAC Literary Prize’

This Blinding Absence of Light – Tahar Ben Jelloun

Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale Winner of the 2004 IMPAC Award Five words from the blurb: prison, struggle, survive, darkest, terrible This book is based on the real experiences of a survivor of Tazmamart – the secret prison in which sixty people were imprisoned for taking part in the 1971 failed coup to oust King Hassan II of […]

Fall on Your Knees – Ann-Marie MacDonald

Winner of the 1997 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book, Shortlisted for the 1997 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, Shortlisted for the 1996 Giller Prize Fall on Your Knees is a long, complex story about 4 sisters living on Cape Breton Island in Canada. The sisters’ parents regret their marriage, as Materia was just […]

De Niro’s Game – Rawi Hage

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