Disappointed Harukist, but happy Mantelist!
did not win the Nobel prize of literature
(click on the picture to read my review of his masterwork)
just won FOR THE SECOND TIME
the Man Booker Prize
and this is the first time ever
– a British author
– a woman
achieves a Booker double!!
Click on the covers to read my review of
Bravo Hilary Mantel!
And here a fascinating article on Hilary’s Mantel imagination.
I read both of Mantel’s books….once I figured out her style I enjoyed them very much…her search for the real Thomas Cromwell was fascinating!
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yeah, another Mantelist! can’t wait for vol 3!
I don’t know… I love Murakami’s books, but Mo Yan is a very accomplished writer too. As for Mantel, I really need to read both of her award-winning books to judge for myself whether they’re really that good. Part of me wanted Eng to win.
have you read my by Mo Yan?? Actually, I thought Eng was going to win, because I didn’t think they would give this award again for the 2nd book of the series.
Not yet, I didn’t get through Republic of Wine. It’s the same with Rushdie, difficult prose to get through, but they’re both really good authors.
I looked at the synopsis of some of his books, I don’t think I’m ready for those