Desmond Elliott Prize

Dynamite Idiopathy Marraige

Meeting Shock Spinning

The longlist for the Desmond Elliott prize has been announced. This is for first time novelists and rewards the best debut novel published in the UK. Pictured are Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer, Idiopathy by Sam Byers, Meeting the English by Kate Clancy, Dynamite Room by Jason Hewitt, Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan and Marriage Material by Sathnam Sanghera. Also nominated are Letter Bearer by Robert Allison, Sedition by Katherine Grant,and A Girl is a Half-formed Thing by Eimear McBride.
Do you like to try new authors? It can be hard for first time writers to attract an audience as readers often prefer to stay with familar names. To help you decide, the Telegraph have published a list of their reviews. Will you be trying any of the books?

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Posted on April 4, 2014, in Awards, Book News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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