Posts Tagged ‘Longlist’

Love and Summer – William Trevor

 Long Listed for the Booker Prize 2009 Love and Summer begins with a funeral. A mysterious stranger arrives and starts to […]

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 […]