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HomeLatest news for AdultsThe 2023 Booker Prize Winner announced

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HomeLatest news for AdultsThe 2023 Booker Prize Winner announced

And the 2023 Booker Prize Winner is: 

Link to Catalogue record for Prophet Song

“Paul Lynch’s harrowing and dystopian Prophet Song vividly renders a mother’s determination to protect her family as Ireland’s liberal democracy slides inexorably and terrifyingly into totalitarianism. Readers will find it timely and unforgettable. It’s a remarkable accomplishment for a novelist to capture the social and political anxieties of our moment so compellingly.“

The Booker Prize Jury

SHORTLIST

The Booker Prize winner has been announced!

Paul Lynch’s Prophet Song was chosen from the shortlist below.

Here are some fun facts about this year’s shortlist:

  • All six authors are first time Booker shortlisted writers.
  • There are 2 debut novels.
  • There are more Pauls (3) on the shortlist than female authors (2).
  • The authors’ nationalities: 2 are Americans, 2 are Irish, 1 is Canadian and 1 is British.

Here are the six shortlisted novels (click on the cover to reserve a copy).

The Booker Prize, formerly the Booker Prize for Fiction (1969–2001) and the Man Booker Prize (2002–2019), is a literary award conferred each year for the best novel written in the English language which was published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Link to Catalogue record for The Prophet Song
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