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Man Booker Prize 2010 Longlist: Reviews


What did the critics have to say about the contenders for this year’s Booker?

The Omnivore has rounded up all the reviews from UK and US newspapers and literary journals.

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Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey (Faber)

Room by Emma Donoghue (Picador) UPDATED

The Betrayal by Helen Dunmore (Penguin)

In a Strange Room by Damon Galgut (Atlantic) UPDATED

The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson (Bloomsbury) UPDATED

The Long Song by Andrea Levy (Headline)

C by Tom McCarthy (Jonathan Cape) UPDATED

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell (Hodder & Stoughton)

February by Lisa Moore (Chatto)

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray (Penguin)

Trespass by Rose Tremain (Chatto)

The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas (Tuskar Rock)

The Stars in the Bright Sky by Alan Warner (Jonathan Cape)

The shortlist will be announced on 7 September.

Read our roundups for 2009’s longlist and shortlist

6 Comments leave one →
  1. 28/07/2010 21:25

    Please subscribe me, AdieMahony, to this site, mailings, blogs, whatever available. It is simply a book nut’s dream!

  2. 05/08/2010 15:57

    thanks for getting all the reviews in one spot. easier for me to figure out which ones to read.


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