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Book awards: Desmond Elliott Prize Longlist

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Works (88)

Broken by Daniel Clay2008
Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips2008
Kill Your Friends by John Niven2008
The Messenger of Athens by Anne Zouroudi2008
The Outcast by Sadie Jones2008
Random Acts of Heroic Love by Danny Scheinmann2008
Submarine by Joe Dunthorne2008
The Truth About These Strange Times by Adam Foulds2008
The Alternative Hero by Tim Thornton2009
Girl in a Blue Dress by Gaynor Arnold2009
Little Gods by Anna Richards2009
Mr Toppit by Charles Elton2009
Never Never by David Gaffney2009
The Redemption of Alexander Seaton by Shona Maclean2009
The Sister by Poppy Adams2009
Beauty by Raphael Selbourne2010
The Breaking of Eggs by Jim Powell2010
Designs for a Happy Home: A Novel in Ten Interiors by Matthew Reynolds2010
The Hungry Ghosts by Anne Berry2010
Rupture by Simon Lelic2010
The Shadow of a Smile by Kachi A. Ozumba2010
The Upright Piano Player by David Abbott2010
The Afterparty by Leo Benedictus2011
Coconut Unlimited by Nikesh Shukla2011
The Collaborator by Mirza Waheed2011
Pub Walks in Underhill Country by Nat Segnit2011
The Spider Truces by Tom Connolly2011
A Vision of Loveliness by Louise Levene2011
Who is Mr Satoshi? by Jonathan Lee2011
Absolution by Patrick Flanery2012
Bed by David Whitehouse2012
Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson2012
The Bellwether Revivals by Benjamin Wood2012
Care of Wooden Floors by Will Wiles2012
The Missing Shade Of Blue by Jennie Erdal2012
The Spider King's Daughter by Chibundu Onuzo2012
The Fields by Kevin Maher2013
Jammy Dodger by Kevin Smith2013
The Painted Bridge by Wendy Wallace2013
The Palace of Curiosities by Rosie Garland2013
Petite Mort by Beatrice Hitchman2013
Seldom Seen by Sarah Ridgard2013
Signs of Life by Anna Raverat2013
The Dynamite Room by Jason Hewitt2014
Idiopathy by Sam Byers2014
Marriage Material by Sathnam Sanghera2014
Meeting the English by Kate Clanchy2014
Sedition by Katharine Grant2014
The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer2014
The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan2014
The Bees by Laline Paull2015
Chop Chop by Simon Wroe2015
Glass by Alex Christofi2015
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton2015
Randall by Jonathan Gibbs2015
The A to Z of You and Me by James Hannah2015
The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth2015
The Butcher's Hook by Janet Ellis2016
Disclaimer by Renee Knight2016
The Honours by Tim Clare2016
Spill simmer falter wither by Sara Baume2016
Things We Have in Common by Tasha Kavanagh2016
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon2016
The Weightless World by Anthony Trevelyan2016
Forbidden Line by Paul Stanbridge2017
Ithaca by Alan McMonagle2017
Little Deaths by Emma Flint2017
Montpelier Parade by Karl Geary2017
The Sacred Combe by Thomas Maloney2017
They Are Trying to Break Your Heart by David Savill2017
The Transition by Luke Kennard2017
The Clocks in This House All Tell Different Times by Xan Brooks2018
Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooneynot in English Common Knowledge2018
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeymannot in English Common Knowledge2018
How Saints Die by Carmen Marcusnot in English Common Knowledge2018
How to Be Human: A Novel by Paula Cocozza2018
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar2018
One Star Awake by Andrew Meehannot in English Common Knowledge2018
Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett2018
Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornaknot in English Common Knowledge2018
We That Are Young by Preti Tanejanot in English Common Knowledge2018
The Chameleon by Samuel Fisher2019
Everything Under by Daisy Johnson2019
Follow Me to Ground: A Novel by Sue Rainsford2019
Future Popes of Ireland by Darragh Martin2019
A Perfect Explanation by Eleanor Anstruther2019
Stubborn Archivist by Yara Rodrigues Fowler2019
Testament by Kim Sherwood2019

Award description

The Desmond Elliott Prize is an annual award for a first novel written in English and published in the UK. Worth £10,000 to the winner, the prize is named after the literary agent and publisher, Desmond Elliott.


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