Tag Archives: Richard Flanagan

Third strike and you’re out…

We’ve got an ongoing thing in our household, where I ask a question and Daisy says “Told you that yesterday, third strike and you’re out”.  I spend so much time concentrating on the daily grind that I can’t be sure … Continue reading

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The International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award – 2015 winner announced 17th June & “One City One Book” and “City Reads”

With its staggering 100,000 € prize, I’m wondering how I hadn’t heard of this before embarking upon the Literary Ramblings? Is this a well-known event? Presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into English, and one of … Continue reading

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The Man Booker Prize and 2015 winner of the Man Booker International Prize

The Booker Prize, traditionally awarded for the best original novel written in English and published in the UK, is undisputedly one the most important fictional literary gongs going. As Wikipedia informs us, it is “greeted with great anticipation and fanfare… … Continue reading

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