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Man Booker Prize 2012 Longlist Announced

Posted at 3:50PM Wednesday 25 Jul 2012

The 12 books were chosen by a panel of judges chaired by Sir Peter Stothard, Editor of the Times Literary Supplement. The longlisted books were selected from a total of 145 titles, 11 of which were called in by the judges

The longlist is:

Author, Title (Publisher)

Nicola Barker, The Yips (Fourth Estate)

Ned Beauman, The Teleportation Accident (Sceptre)

André Brink, Philida (Harvill Secker)

Tan Twan Eng, The Garden of Evening Mists (Myrmidon Books)

Michael Frayn, Skios (Faber & Faber)

Rachel Joyce, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (Doubleday)

Deborah Levy, Swimming Home (And Other Stories)

Hilary Mantel, Bring up the Bodies (Fourth Estate)

Alison Moore, The Lighthouse (Salt)

Will Self, Umbrella (Bloomsbury)

Jeet Thayil, Narcopolis (Faber & Faber)

Sam Thompson, Communion Town (Fourth Estate)

And the odds provided by William Hill are:

3/1 Hilary Mantel – Bring Up The Bodies

5/1 Will Self - Umbrella

6/1 Rachel Joyce – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

8/1 Nicola Barker – The Yips

10/1 Michael Frayn - Skios

10/1 Deborah Levy – Swimming Home

12/1 Tan Twan Eng – The Garden of Evening Mists

12/1 Alison Moore – The Lighthouse

14/1 Andre Brink - Philida

16/1 Jeet Thayil - Narcopolis

20/1 Ned Beauman – The Teleportation Accident

20/1 Sam Thompson – Communion Town

 

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