Faber has three on £25k Walter Scott Prize shortlist

Faber has three books shortlisted for the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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