Orange Prize for Fiction , 2012

Posted on June 2, 2012

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The Orange Prize for fiction for the year 2012 has been bagged by a debutant novel, ‘The Song of Achilles’, penned by American writer, Madeline Miller. The book has the backdrop of Homeric era and narrates a tale of friendship and love.
Here’s a glance at the shortlist for the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction:

AUTHOR             NOVEL                   PUBLISHER         COUNTRY        SEQUENCE

Esi Edugyan Half Blood Blues Serpent’s Tail     Canadian         2nd Novel
Anne Enright The Forgotten Waltz Jonathan Cape      Irish         5th Novel
Georgina Harding Painter of Silence Bloomsbury      British         3rd Novel
Madeline Miller The Song of Achilles Bloomsbury      American         1st Novel
Cynthia Ozick Foreign Bodies Atlantic Books          American         7th Novel
Ann Patchett State of Wonder Bloomsbury      American         6th Novel
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