Man Booker Best of Beryl

An exhibition of books by the late Dame Beryl Bainbridge has been set up in Homerton College library. Beryl was shortlisted five times for the Booker Prize but never actually won.

In her honour the Booker Prize foundation has created a special prize ‘The Man Booker Best of Beryl’ Beryl died July 2nd 2010 aged 75.

You are asked to consider which of the five novels best deserves to win this prize and vote on line. The five titles are :

  • The Dressmaker 1973
  • The Bottle Factory Outing 1974
  • Every man For Himself 1996
  • An Awfully Big Adventure 1990
  • Master George 1998

The winning title will be announced in mid April 2011.


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