Friday Competition – 27th July Guess the Books

After my post-conference lull last Friday we are back with a tricky little puzzle today. 12 authors and titles to guess

As ever answers to euan.hirst@blackwell.co.uk by 4 pm. A lovely Papuro ‘Roma’ journal awaits one of you lucky, lucky people 🙂 Good luck!

As a number of you recognised these are details on the jackets of the Man Booker longlist that was announced this week: 

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 name out of the hat this week is………Chris D. Hearty congratulations and, of course, thanks to all for playing 

 

 

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