Judge praises "readability" of Dylan Thomas shortlist

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 20/10/2011 - 08:00 Téa Obreht’s Orange Prize-winning novel The Tiger’s Wife (Orion) is one of three debut novels on the University of Wales Dylan Thomas Prize shortlist, praised by the chair for its "readability". read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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