‘This year’s crop of literary creations features the grittiest crime, fantasy and romantic writing from some of the best imaginations ever to escort a witness down a police station staircase,’ said chairman of judges, Jeffrey Archer.
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Today’s 2009 Man Booker Prize for Fiction may go to a penalty shoot-out according to a leaked report from the judging panel. ‘We expect a hung jury,’ says panel member Professor of English Dr F R Levies, ‘and a sudden-death goal-fest seems like the fairest way.’
Posted: Oct 6th, 2009
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A middle-aged couple from the Isle of Wight are the toast of the literary scene today after publishing what the London Review of Books has called ‘the standalone achievement in British literary history’. Mr and Mrs Harris, whose only previous works have included notes for the milkman and a firm but fair letter of complaint to the council about overhanging branches, penned the seven-line postcard for a neighbour while on a city-break in Paris and are now firm favourites to pick up both the Booker and a Nobel prize for Literature.
Posted: Feb 18th, 2009
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