Desmond Elliott Prize Winners

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We That Are Young

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3.66 avg rating — 324 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2018)
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Golden Hill

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3.80 avg rating — 7,424 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2017)
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The Glorious Heresies

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3.77 avg rating — 5,149 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2016)
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Our Endless Numbered Days

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3.66 avg rating — 11,559 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2015)
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A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing

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3.47 avg rating — 7,245 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2014)
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The Marlowe Papers

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3.66 avg rating — 436 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2013)
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The Land of Decoration

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3.59 avg rating — 3,187 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2012)
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Saraswati Park

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3.27 avg rating — 548 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2011)
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The Girl With Glass Feet

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3.41 avg rating — 6,539 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2010)
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Blackmoor

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3.30 avg rating — 124 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2009)
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Gifted

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3.20 avg rating — 1,017 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2008)
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Forbidden Line

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3.76 avg rating — 29 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Longlist (2017)
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They Are Trying to Break Yo...

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3.51 avg rating — 100 ratings
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The Sacred Combe

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3.60 avg rating — 81 ratings
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Ithaca

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3.39 avg rating — 175 ratings
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The Transition

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3.45 avg rating — 737 ratings
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Montpelier Parade

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3.75 avg rating — 621 ratings
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Little Deaths

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3.36 avg rating — 5,599 ratings
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My Name is Leon

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4.02 avg rating — 5,140 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2017)
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Harmless Like You

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3.82 avg rating — 1,579 ratings
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Mrs. Engels

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3.21 avg rating — 1,023 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2016)
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Spill Simmer Falter Wither

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3.70 avg rating — 4,345 ratings
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The House at the Edge of th...

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3.67 avg rating — 1,220 ratings
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A Song for Issy Bradley

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3.71 avg rating — 2,771 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2015)
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Elizabeth Is Missing

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3.70 avg rating — 45,214 ratings
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Chop Chop

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3.37 avg rating — 747 ratings
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Ballistics

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3.15 avg rating — 136 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2014)
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The Letter Bearer

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3.19 avg rating — 158 ratings
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The Universe Versus Alex Woods

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4.08 avg rating — 18,822 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2013)
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The Panopticon

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3.63 avg rating — 4,232 ratings
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