2014 Man Booker Prize Winner. August, 1943. In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier.
From the award-winning author of The Rehearsal comes a bold neo-Victorian murder mystery set in a remote gold-mining frontier town in nineteenth-century New Zealand, in which three unsolved crimes link the fates and fortunes of twelve men.
The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of Tudor history with the downfall of Anne Boleyn. Though he battled for seven years to marry her, Henry is disenchanted with Anne Boleyn.
By an acclaimed writer at the height of his powers, The Sense of an Ending extends a streak of extraordinary books that began with the best-selling Arthur & George and continued with Nothing to Be Frightened Of and, most recently, Pulse.
Winner of the 2010 Man Booker Prize. Julian Treslove, a professionally unspectacular former BBC radio producer, and Sam Finkler, a popular Jewish philosopher, writer, and television personality, are old school friends.
In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII's court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king's favor and ascend to the heights of political power -- England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. 2009 Man Booker Prize winner.
Balram Halwai is a complicated man. Servant. Philosopher. Entrepreneur. Murderer. Over a week, he tells us the terrible and transfixing story of how he came to be a success in life. 2008 Man Booker Prize winner.
This 2007 Booker Prize winner is about a large Irish family gathering for a wake, where memories warp and secrets fester through 3 generations.
This winner of the Booker Prize is a masterpiece in Anglo-Indian fiction.
Soon after his wife dies, a middle-aged Irishman goes to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child.
Novel set in the 1980's about a young British gay man coming of age in a world of wealth and politics. Booker prize winner.
When 16 kids are shot on high school grounds, everyone looks for someone to blame. Meet Vernon Little, who's pinned as an accomplice. So he takes off for Mexico. A Man Booker prize winner.
The legendary Australian Ned Kelly speaks for himself, scribbling his story on pieces of paper as he flees from the police. Winner of the Booker prize.
Three wonderfully rich stories weave together, gradually revealing their interplay through secrets surrounding the Chase family, a rich and influential Ontario family.
Disgrace--set in post--apartheid Cape Town and on a remote farm in the Eastern Cape--is deft, lean, quiet, and brutal. See long synopsis.
The international publishing sensation of 1997 -- translated into 18 languages -- a magical, sophisticated tour de force.The God of Small Things heralds a voice so powerful and original that it burns itself into the reader's memory.
Four men gather in a London pub. They have taken it upon themselves to carry out the last orders of Jack Dodds, master butcher, and deliver his ashes to the sea.
Set in World War II, this novel is about 2 men divided by class and experience but sharing a mutual respect and empathy. One is Lieutenant Billy Prior, and the other is his doctor.
The gritty story of a fist-fighting, alcoholic ex-con named Sammy who is beaten senseless by the Glasgow police and plunged into a netherworld of darkness. Booker prize winner.
Ten year old Paddy Clarke is from a working class Irish family. He has a creeping realization that his parents marriage is ending and his life will change.
Winner of the Booker Prize A historical novel set in the eighteenth century, Sacred Hunger is a stunning, engrossing exploration of power, domination, and greed in the British Empire as it entered fully into the slave trade and spread it hroughout
With ravishing beauty and unsettling intelligence, Michael Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning novel traces the intersection of four damaged lives in an Italian villa at the end of World War II.
The story of Azaro, a spirit child who is born only to live for a short while before returning to the idyllic world of his spirit companions. A Booker prize winner.