Independent foreign fiction prize longlist 2015

Well we finally get to see what us shadow IFFP folks will be reviewing over the next few weeks .I managed to guess two right   in my prediction post .I have read 7  of the longlist five I ve reviewed leaving me 8  read so here is this years longlist .A good year for what is 25 years since the prize started .I ve

 

Longlist

 

 

 

 

all info thanks to Booktrust 

 

 

 

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. roughghosts
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 00:01:30

    Thanks Stu!

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  2. Lisa Hill
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 00:55:06

    It’s good to see all our favourite indie publishers doing so well!

    Reply

  3. roughghosts
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 01:38:07

    Reblogged this on roughghosts and commented:
    I will be reading along with 10 other fine book bloggers will keep me busy for the next few weeks as we have our go at the IFFP 2015 long list. I have 12 of 15 books to read. Yikes!!!!

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  4. MarinaSofia
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 05:11:12

    I absolutely loved The Investigation and am glad to see on the list, as I thought maybe it had been published too early and didn’t qualify. Look forward to hearing your thoughts on some of the others – only read two more, so…

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  5. Col
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 05:24:08

    I guess I’m making progress in getting into foreign fiction as I’ve actually read one of the books this year ( though predictably it’s the Murakami!) and have Look Who’s Back in my TBR pile. Last year I’d never heard of any of them so thanks to following you and others, you’ve at least expanded my horizons a bit and will look forward to reading what you think of others on the list.

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  6. kaggsysbookishramblings
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 09:13:32

    What a fascinating sounding list! And like Col I have at least read one of them (“Look Who’s Back”, which I love). Must try to read more Peirene Press!

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  7. Penny de Vries
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 13:54:21

    Enjoy; they look interesting. I’ve only read the Murakami myself and I loved it. Vintage Murakami!

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  8. Claire 'Word by Word'
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 20:00:10

    I’ve read The Dead Lake and thought it was excellent, and I have Boyhood Island on my kindle, so guess I will bump that up a notch on the TBR, but looking forward to hearing about the others, especially the little knowns, seems to be a theme on prize lists this year, the Baileys Women’s Prize for fiction had quite a few unknowns this year too. I think its great that the smaller presses are getting such great exposure.

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  9. 1streading
    Mar 12, 2015 @ 20:02:43

    I must admit, the list looks more attractive than last year’s – so much so, I’m not sure where to start!

    Reply

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