British novelist Hilary Mantel, who won the Man Booker Prize for Wolf Hall, has been nominated for the 2012 edition of the prize for Bring Up the Bodies, the second in her trilogy of novels about Thomas Cromwell.
A long list of 12 books that was announced Tuesday in London didn’t include any Canadians.
Well-known writers such as Will Self, Michael Frayn and Nicola Barker were among the nine British writers in the running for the world’s most prestigious literary prize.
The list also includes South African writer André Brink, nominated for the first time at age 77, and Malaysian Tan Twan Eng, who was previously long-listed in 2007 for his debut novel The Book of Rain. More.