2013's shortlist for the Man Booker prize // Six books that resist generic categories and divert from formal expectations
Almost English | The Man Booker Prizes website blurb. At Combe Abbey, a traditional English public school for which her family have sacrificed everything, Marina realises she has made a terrible mistake...as a semi-Hungarian Londoner, who is she? In the meantime, her mother, Laura...has her own painful secrets to deal with, especially the return of the last man she’d expect back in her life. She isn’t noticing that, at Combe Abbey, things are starting to go terribly wrong.
The 10 Best Books of 2013: An animated look at the best books of the year, chosen by the editors of The New York Times Book Review.