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Tag Archives | Pure

What We’re Reading at Exclusive Books Head Office

In the brightly-coloured offices at Exclusive Books headquarters, there resides a band of voracious readers. Which is to be expected, of course – and the books we love are as interesting as they are varied. A poll around the office has revealed a variety of tastes, creating a snapshot of our reading lists and the […]

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Andrew Miller wins Costa Book Award for Pure

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Andrew Miller, previous winner of the Impac Dublin prize and the James Tait Black award, has just scooped the Costa Book Award for Pure, set in pre-Revolutionary Paris. The judges praised Pure for being ‘a rich and brilliant historical novel of death and superstition. It is a morality tale which engrosses with its vivid evocation of […]

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Costa Award Winners For 2011 Announced

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Considered among the UK’s most prestigious literary awards, the winners of the individual Costa Awards have been announced. The official website states: The winner in each category receives £5,000, and then one of the five winning books is selected as the overall Costa Book of the Year, receiving a further £30,000, and making a total […]

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