Well the proper IFFP shortrlist came out today from Booktrust .Their choices are –
By night the mountain burns by Juan Tomas Avila Laurel
Translator Jethro Soutar
Colorless Tazaki and his years of pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
Translator Philip Gabriel
F by Daniel Kehlmann
Translator – Carol Brown Janeway
The end of days by Jenny Erpenbeck
Translator Susan Bernofsky
In the beginning was the sea by Tomas Gonzalez
Translator – Frank Wynne
While the gods where sleeping by Ervin Mortier
Translator – Paul vincent .
Now it has become tradition for the shadow jury to decide there own shortlist from the longlist and this year it is the longlist plus one .I’ve fallen behind in reviews have read all but two of the longlist and was fairly happy with our shortlist .