The Shadow Man booker shortlist

We choose this year to announce the shortlist after the actual announcement . This was mainly as we all had a number of books to read this year and a number were 400 plus pages we gave everyone chance to read them , I read them all in the time but haven’t reviewed them all yet this week I hope to be done and will look back at the six below titles as we try to find the actual shadow winner .Well our six books are

Fever dream by Samantha Schweblin

Compass by Mathias Enard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Unseen by Roy Jacobsen

Judas by Amos Oz

Fish have no feet  by Jón Kalman Stefánsson

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Bricks and Mortar by Clemens Meyer

So there is our six a great list I feel as it has two books by two of my favourite publisher Fitzcarraldo and Maclehose press. What has been your favourite book

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  1. Pat
    May 08, 2017 @ 22:14:19

    Hi Stu, I read Fever dreams earlier in the year, not a book you forget but I felt I had had to work at it and as for Compass I’ve tried to get into it for 18 months now on 3 different attempts but keep getting bogged down or sidetracked. I.ll check out the reviews on the others when they come out
    Pat

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