Desmond Elliott Prize Winners

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Winners

That Reminds Me

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3.99 avg rating — 881 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2020)
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Golden Child

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3.47 avg rating — 6,838 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2019)
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We That Are Young

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3.51 avg rating — 750 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2018)
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Golden Hill

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3.79 avg rating — 10,445 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2017)
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The Glorious Heresies

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3.77 avg rating — 6,734 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2016)
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Our Endless Numbered Days

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3.66 avg rating — 14,342 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2015)
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A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing

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3.48 avg rating — 9,658 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2014)
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The Marlowe Papers

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3.69 avg rating — 488 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2013)
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The Land of Decoration

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3.60 avg rating — 3,492 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2012)
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Saraswati Park

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3.30 avg rating — 637 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2011)
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The Girl With Glass Feet

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3.41 avg rating — 7,175 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2010)
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Blackmoor

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3.33 avg rating — 143 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2009)
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Gifted

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3.23 avg rating — 1,185 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize (2008)
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nominees

Rainbow Milk

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4.01 avg rating — 2,075 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Longlist (2021)
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Open Water

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4.25 avg rating — 3,176 ratings
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How We Are Translated

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3.30 avg rating — 71 ratings
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Exciting Times

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3.36 avg rating — 22,191 ratings
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Crow Court

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4.14 avg rating — 107 ratings
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Castles from Cobwebs

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4.26 avg rating — 19 ratings
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A Ghost in the Throat

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The Liar's Dictionary

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3.51 avg rating — 4,022 ratings
Desmond Elliott Prize Nominee for Shortlist (2021)
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little scratch

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3.90 avg rating — 828 ratings
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The Manningtree Witches

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3.97 avg rating — 488 ratings
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Love and Other Thought Expe...

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3.65 avg rating — 3,116 ratings
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Kozlowski

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4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings
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Asghar and Zahra

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3.26 avg rating — 69 ratings
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Keeper

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3.53 avg rating — 1,742 ratings
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The Parisian

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3.56 avg rating — 2,991 ratings
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Nobber

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3.65 avg rating — 400 ratings
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The Art of the Body

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3.98 avg rating — 60 ratings
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