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The Man Booker Shortlist for 2012 Announced

The Man Booker judges have selected the final six books for the prestigious Booker prize. The judges had this to say about the finalists:

Peter Stothard, Chair of judges, comments: “After re-reading an extraordinary longlist of twelve, it was the pure power of prose that settled most debates. We loved the shock of language shown in so many different ways and were exhilarated by the vigour and vividly defined values in the six books that we chose – and in the visible confidence of the novel’s place in forming our words and ideas.”

The finalists are:

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