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Louis Armand

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Louis Armand is a Sydney-born writer & visual artist who has lived in Prague since 1994. He has worked as an editor, publisher & curator, & as a subtitles technician at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival; currently he lectures in the Philosophy Faculty of Charles University & is an editor of VLAK magazine. He has published four novels, Breakfast at Midnight (Equus, 2012), Clair Obscur (Equus, 2011), Menudo (Antigen, 2005) & The Garden (Salt, 2001). In addition, he is the author of seven collections of poetry–most recently, Letters from Ausland (Vagabond, 2011) & Synopticon (with John Kinsella; Litteraria, 2012)–& of a number of volumes of criticism, including Solicitations: Essays on Criticism & Culture (Litterar ...more


The votes are in. And since I’m guessing you’re eager to see the shortlist, I’m going to cut straight to the chase. This year’s shortlist consists of …

Simon Sylvester – The Visitors (Quercus) with 63 votes
Donna Tartt – The Goldfinch (Little, Brown) with 39 votes
Tony Black – The Last Tiger (Cargo) with 39 votes
Louis Armand – Cairo (Equus) with 39 votes
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Breakfast at Midnight
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Cairo
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Canicule
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Clair Obscur
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2011
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Menudo
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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