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Catton shortlisted for £25,000 Walter Scott Prize

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton has been shortlisted for the £25,000 (A$44,630) Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for her Booker Prize-winning novel The Luminaries (Granta).The judges said that selecting this year’s shortlist was ‘the toughest choice, from the strongest longlist, in the prize’s five-year history’. The full shortlist is:...

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