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Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 Longlist

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‘Extraordinary and emotionally immersive… The powerful themes that emerge are both unpredictable and unforgettable, dealing with the masquerade of everyday love as well as hidden secrets that are the legacy of family.’…

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Britain is awash, the sea creeps into the land, brambles and forest swamp derelict towns. Food production has moved overseas and people are forced to move to the cities for work. The countryside is empty.A chorus, the herd voice of feral…

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A COSMOPOLITAN, BBC, STYLIST, DAILY MAIL, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING and GUARDIAN BEST BOOK PICK FOR 2021!'Astounding. Heart-breaking but hopeful, and a fresh new voice' PANDORA SYKES'Moving and beautifully written' LIBBY PAGE'Made me laugh and cry…

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A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE MONTH"Moving and unusual.... Catherine Chidgey's novel is a fine achievement." -The Sunday Times"Immersive, profound, and beautifully plotted." -The Guardian"One of the most original, brave and profound…

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The Reese Witherspoon Book Club July 2021 Pick'The Paper Palace takes us deep into a vivid summer landscape, a family, and a private, longstanding love story, and holds us there from start to finish' Meg Wolitzer, bestselling author of The…

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*Longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022*A novel of love, homelessness, and learning to be fearlessIn the garden, there were three flamingos. Not real flamingos, but real emblems, real gateways to a time when life was…

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PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR OF THE NIGHT WATCHMANIn this stunning and timely novel, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich creates a wickedly funny ghost story, a tale of passion, of a complex marriage…

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'Loved this epic book - beautiful, brilliant, powerful, and shivery-back-of-the-neck terrifying.' Madeline Miller, bestselling author of Circe A summer reading pick for Kirkus Reviews, PopSugar & USA…

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The instant Sunday Times top five bestseller: the book you have to read this summer'Just read it. It's unforgettable'India Knight, The Sunday Times'It is impossible to read this novel and not be moved. It is also impossible not to laugh out…

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** LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022 **'It takes the most ferocious intelligence, skill, and a deep reservoir of sadness to write a novel as funny as this. I adored it' - Meg Mason, author of Sorrow & Bliss'A…

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One year after the death of his beloved musician father, thirteen-year-old Benny Oh begins to hear voices. The voices belong to the things in his house - a sneaker, a broken Christmas ornament, a piece of wilted lettuce. Although Benny…

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A rich, magical new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange WorldIt is 1974 on the island of Cyprus. Two teenagers, from opposite sides of a divided land, meet at a tavern in the city they both call…

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For fans of The Goldfinch, All the Light We Cannot See and The Girls: this monumentally powerful epic weaves together the astonishing lives of a daredevil female aviator and the Hollywood rebel who will play her on screen. 'Outrageously…

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'One of the most immersive novels I've ever read . . . a thrilling work' TA-NEHISI COATES'Lovely and lyrical; a warm and wonderful intersection between journalism and fiction. This is a novel you'll want to read out loud' KILEY REIDA queen…

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Nephthys Kinwell is a taxi driver of sorts in Washington, DC, ferrying ill-fated passengers in a haunted car: a 1967 Plymouth Belvedere with a ghost in the trunk. Endless rides and alcohol help her manage her grief over the death of her…

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