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Man Booker International Prize

The Man booker International Prize rewards a foreign-language work of fiction translated into English in the past year. The panel of five judges pored over a selection of 108 books and has selected 13 titles for this year's longlist, revealed on March 12.

The particularity of the prize is that it rewards author and translator equally, with the GBP50,000 prize divided between them. Each shortlisted author and translator will also receive GBP1,000 each.

A shortlist of six books will be announced on 12 April, and the winner will be announced on May 22.

Find below those authors and translators of longlisted titles from France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Argentina, Austria and Poland, in the original language and the English translations.

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Como la sombra que va - £10.95

El 4 de abril de 1968 Martin Luther King fue asesinado. Durante el tiempo en que permaneció en fuga, su asesino, James Earl Ray, pasó diez días... read more...

Der fliegende Berg - £11.50

Zwei Brüder brechen von der Südwestküste Irlands auf nach Osttibet, nach dem land Kham. Sie wollen dort einen noch unbestiegenen Berg suchen,... read more...

Die, My Love - £9.99

In a forgotten patch of French countryside, a woman is battling her demon, embracing exclusion yet wanting to belong, craving freedom whilst feeling trapped,... read more...

El comensal - £14.75

La muerte es un acontecimiento de primer orden. Cuando la parca se lleva a un ser querido heredamos lo que quedó sin resolver, y el dolor, o la liberación,... read more...

El impostor - £13.95

¿Quién es Enric Marco? Un nonagenario barcelonés que se hizo pasar por superviviente de los campos nazis y que fue desenmascarado en mayo... read more...

Flights - £12.99

FLIGHTS, a novel about travel in the twenty-first century and human anatomy, is Olga Tokarczuk's most ambitious to date. It interweaves travel narratives... read more...

Gehen, ging, gegangen - £9.45

How do you deal with the passing of time if you have nothing to do? After a chance meeting with an asylum seeker in Berlin, Richard tries to find the answer... read more...

Go, went, gone - £14.99

One of the great contemporary European writers takes on Europe's biggest issue.Richard has spent his life as a university professor, immersed in the world... read more...

La septième fonction du langage - £12.95

Le 25 février 1980, Roland Barthes est assassiné alors qu'il transportait un document sur la septième fonction du langage, qui permet de... read more...

Like a Fading Shadow - £16.99

On April 4th 1968, Martin Luther King was murdered by a man named James Earl Ray. Before Ray's capture and sentencing to 99 years' imprisonment, he evaded... read more...

Mátate, amor - £19.95

Matate, amor es un thriller campestre, su protagonista vive en una casa de campo con su marido y su hijo recién nacido, lejos de su país de origen.... read more...

The 7th Function of Language - £8.99

'One of the funniest, most riotously inventive and enjoyable novels you'll read this year' - ObserverRoland Barthes is knocked down in a Paris street by... read more...

The Dinner Guest - £14.99

The story goes that in my family there's an extra dinner guest at every meal. He's invisible, but always there. He has a plate, glass, knife and fork.

Every... read more...

The flying mountain - £18.99

The Flying Mountain tells the story of two brothers who leave the southwest coast of Ireland on an expedition to Transhimalaya, the land of Kham, and the... read more...

The impostor - £20.00

Who is Enric Marco? An old man from Barcelona who claims to be a Nazi concentration camp survivor and rises to be president of Spain's leading Holocaust... read more...

Vernon Subutex (Part 1) - £8.99

WHO IS VERNON SUBUTEX?An urban legend. A fall from grace. The mirror who reflects us all.

Vernon Subutex was once the proprietor of Revolver, an infamous... read more...

Vernon Subutex 1 - £11.95

Vernon Subutex, ancien disquaire à la dérive, compte sur Alex Bleach pour l'aider à payer ses factures. Quand celui-ci meurt d'overdose,... read more...

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