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McBride & Magee Make Shortlist

Irish writers Eimear McBride and Audrey Magee are among the six authors shortlisted for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction. Founded in 1996, the Bailey's Prize (formerly the Orange Prize) is the pre-eminent prize for fiction written by women. The two Irishwomen are considered outsiders for the overall prize, with Donna Tartt and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie favoured by the bookmakers.

  • The Undertaking

    The Undertaking
    Audrey Magee

    Paperback · 06 Feb 2014 · €17.95
    Our Price: €13.99

    Desperate to escape the Eastern front, Peter Faber, an ordinary German soldier, marries Katharina Spinell, a woman he has never met; it is a marriage of convenience that promises 'honeymoon' leave for him and a pension for her should he die on the front. With ten days' leave secured, Peter visits his new wife in Berlin...

  • Americanah 3 for 2 item

    Americanah
    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Paperback · 27 Feb 2014 · €11.99

    LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2014. From the award-winning author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun,' a powerful story of love, race and identity.

  • Burial Rites

    Burial Rites
    Hannah Kent

    Paperback · 27 Feb 2014 · €10.99
    Our Price: €8.99

    'This compelling, ripped-from-real-life tale reminds me of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace' Karin Slaughter, best-selling author of Kisscut