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Saturday, July 6, 2013

Desmond Elliott Prize 2008-2013

from Desmond Elliott Prize and wikipedia, accessed 7/5/2013

The Desmond Elliott Prize is an annual award for the best debut novel written in English and published in the UK. The winning novel can be from any genre of fiction and must exhibit depth and breadth with a compelling narrative. The winner receives GB£10,000. The prize is named in honour of the "distinguished" late publisher and literary agent, Desmond Elliott.

Winners and shortlists

2008 Gifted by Nikita Lalwani
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith 
Sunday at The Cross Bones by John Walsh (Fourth Estate))

2009 Blackmoor by Edward Hogan (Simon & Schuster)
A Girl Made of Dust by Nathalie Abi-Ezzi (Fourth Estate)
The Rescue Man by Anthony Quinn (Jonathan Cape)

2010 The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw (Atlantic Books)
Before the Earthquake by Maria Allen (Tindal Street Press)
Talk of the Town by Jacob Polley (Picador

2011 Saraswati Park by Anjali Joseph (Fourth Estate)
Boxer, Beetle by Ned Beauman (Sceptre)
Pigeon English by Stephen Kelman (Bloomsbury Publishing)

2012 The Land of Decoration by Grace McCleen (Chatto & Windus)
The Last Hundred Days by Patrick McGuinness (Seren)
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Doubleday)

2013 The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber
The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan
The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence

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