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Man Booker Prize – The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world’s most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

Man Booker Prize

 

               The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world’s most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of authors and publishers.

 

 Man Booker Prize 

Presented by – Man Group 

First awarded – 1969

Official Website – http://www.themanbookerprize.com/

 

Prize Winner

Year

Author

Title

Genre

Nationality

1969

P. H. Newby Something to Answer For Novel United Kingdom

1970

Bernice Rubens The Elected Member Novel United Kingdom

1970

J. G. Farrell Troubles Novel United Kingdom & Ireland

1971

V. S. Naipaul In a Free State Short story United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago

1972

John Berger G. Experimental novel United Kingdom

1973

J. G. Farrell The Siege of Krishnapur Novel United Kingdom & Ireland

1974

Nadine Gordimer The Conservationist Novel South Africa
Stanley Middleton Holiday Novel United Kingdom

1975

Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Heat and Dust Historical novel United Kingdom & Germany

1976

David Storey Saville Novel United Kingdom

1977

Paul Scott Staying On Novel United Kingdom

1978

Iris Murdoch The Sea, the Sea Philosophical novel Ireland & United Kingdom

1979

Penelope Fitzgerald Off shore Novel United Kingdom

1980

William Golding Rites of Passage Novel United Kingdom

1981

Salman Rushdie Midnight’s Children Magical realism United Kingdom

1982

Thomas Keneally Schindler’s Ark Biographical novel Australia

1983

J. M. Coetzee Life & Times of Michael K Novel South Africa

1984

Anita Brookner Hotel du Lac Novel United Kingdom

1985

Keri Hulme The Bone People Mystery novel New Zealand

1986

Kingsley Amis The Old Devils Comic novel United Kingdom

1987

Penelope Lively Moon Tiger Novel United Kingdom

1988

Peter Carey Oscar and Lucinda Novel Australia

1989

Kazuo Ishiguro The Remains of the Day Historical novel United Kingdom

1990

A. S. Byatt Possession Historical novel United Kingdom

1991

Ben Okri The Famished Road Magic realism Nigeria

1992

Michael Ondaatje The English Patient Historiographic metafiction Canada
Barry Unsworth Sacred Hunger Historical novel United Kingdom

1993

Roddy Doyle Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha Novel Ireland

1994

James Kelman How Late It Was, How Late Stream of consciousness United Kingdom

1995

Pat Barker The Ghost Road War novel United Kingdom

1996

Graham Swift Last Orders Novel United Kingdom

1997

Arundhati Roy The God of Small Things Novel India

1998

Ian McEwan Amsterdam Novel United Kingdom

1999

J. M. Coetzee Disgrace Novel South Africa

2000

Margaret Atwood The Blind Assassin Historical novel Canada

2001

Peter Carey True History of the Kelly Gang Historical novel Australia

2002

Yann Martel Life of Pi Fantasy and adventure novel Canada

2003

DBC Pierre Vernon God Little Black comedy Australia

2004

Alan Hollinghurst The Line of Beauty Historical novel United Kingdom

2005

John Banville The Sea Novel Ireland

2006

Kiran Desai The Inheritance of Loss Novel India

2007

Anne Enright The Gathering Novel Ireland

2008

Aravind Adiga The White Tiger Novel India

2009

Hilary Mantel Wolf Hall Historical novel United Kingdom

2010

Howard Jacobson The Finkler Question Comic novel United Kingdom

2011

Julian Barnes The Sense of an Ending Novel United Kingdom

2012

Hilary Mantel Bring Up the Bodies Historical novel United Kingdom

2013

Eleanor Catton The Luminaries Historical novel New Zealand

2014

Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North Historical novel Australia

2015

Marlon James A Brief History of Seven Killings Historical/Experimental novel Jamaica
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