Three Debuts Make the Orange Prize Shortlist
THREE FIRST-TIME novelists tackling macabre subjects - the aftermath of conflict in the Balkans, a love affair in a mental institution, and the story of a hermaphrodite baby called Wayne - feature in this year's shortlist for the Orange Prize for Fiction.
Ta Obreht's The Tiger's Wife, Emma Henderson's Grace Williams Says It Loud, and Kathleen Winter's Annabel made the shortlist announced yesterday for the 30,000 prize for women writers.
They join Emma Donoghue's Room - the tale of a five-year-old boy held in captivity - The Memory of Love - a Sierra Leone love story by Aminatta Forna - and the sprawling cross-continental narrative of Great House by Nicole …
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Publication information: Article title: Three Debuts Make the Orange Prize Shortlist. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: April 13, 2011. Page number: 16. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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