Meaning of 2002 MAN BOOKER PRIZE in English


in full (2002 ) Man Booker Prize

Prestigious British award given annually to a full-length novel.

It was established in 1968 by the multinational company Booker McConnell as a counterpart to the French Prix Goncourt. The Booker Prize Foundation administers the prize, aided by an advisory committee. Entries, which are nominated by publishers, must be written by an English-language author from the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth countries, Ireland, or South Africa. Its winners have included Kingsley Amis , A.S. Byatt , Ruth Prawer Jhabvala , and Salman Rushdie . In 1992 a Booker Russian Novel Prize was introduced.

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