Women's Prize For Fiction 2020 Goes To Hamnet By Maggie O'Farrell

September 10, 2020

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Diane Cook, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Avni Doshi, Maaza Mengiste, Douglas Stuart and Brandon Taylor have made it to the shortlist of The Booker Prize 2020. It means that Hilary Mantel and her final novel The Mirror and The Light in her famous trilogy about Thomas Cromwell is...

September 10, 2020

The fall started with the announcement of the winner of one of the most prestigious literary awards for women. Yesterday the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 handed its 25th Prize to the writer Maggie O’Farrell for her novel Hamnet.

O’Farrell’s Hamnet, set in 15...

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Thirteen books wi...

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