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message 1: by Hugh (last edited Feb 19, 2020 12:35AM) (new)

Hugh (bodachliath) | 3167 comments Mod
Usual rules - one entry per person, please try to avoid general chat in this thread.

These are the books:

Broken Jaw by Minoli Salgado Broken Jaw by Minoli Salgado (The 87 Press)
Love by Hanne Ørstavik Love by Hanne Ørstavik, tr. Martin Aitken (And Other Stories)
Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession Leonard and Hungry Paul by Rónán Hession (Bluemoose Books)
Aliasing (Semina No. 9) by Mara Coson Aliasing by Mara Coson (Book Works)
We Are Made Of Diamond Stuff by Isabel Waidner We Are Made Of Diamond Stuff by Isabel Waidner (Dostoyevsky Wannabe)
Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, tr. Frank Wynne (Fitzcarraldo Editions)
Patience by Toby Litt Patience by Toby Litt (Galley Beggar Press)
Under Pressure by Faruk Šehić Under Pressure by Faruk Šehić, tr. Mirza Purić (Istros Books)
That Lonesome Valley by Melissa Lee-Houghton That Lonesome Valley by Melissa Lee-Houghton (Morbid Books)
Fatherhood by Caleb Klaces Fatherhood by Caleb Klaces (Prototype Publishing)
El Llano in flames by Juan Rulfo El Llano in Flames by Juan Rulfo, tr. Stephen Beechinor (Structo Press)
The Red Word by Sarah Henstra The Red Word by Sarah Henstra (Tramp Press)


message 2: by Hugh (last edited Feb 25, 2020 04:25AM) (new)

Hugh (bodachliath) | 3167 comments Mod
My adjusted weightings method:

Pos, Book, Average, Adjusted, Count, First Places, STD
1, Patience by Toby Litt, 2.08, 1.87, 13, 8, 0.92
2, Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, 3.29, 2.85, 7, 2, 1.15
3, Broken Jaw by Minoli Salgado, 3.60, 3.50, 5, 0, 0.84
4, Love by Hanne Ørstavik, 3.40, 4.28, 10, 1, 1.57
5, We Are Made of Diamond Stuff by Isabel Waidner, 3.54, 4.86, 13, 2, 1.99
6, Fatherhood by Caleb Klaces, 6.29, 6.36, 7, 0, 1.72
7, Leonard and Hungry Paul by Rónán Hession, 6.90, 6.66, 10, 1, 2.30
8, El Llano in Flames by Juan Rulfo, 7.20, 6.70, 5, 0, 1.49
9, That Lonesome Valley by Melissa Lee-Houghton, 8.50, 7.50, 6, 0, 2.01
10, Aliasing by Mara Coson, 9.00, 8.00, 5, 0, 1.78
11, The Red Word by Sarah Henstra, 7.71, 8.45, 7, 0, 2.28
12, Under Pressure by Faruk Šehić, 9.80, 8.80, 5, 0, 1.97


Paul-style aggregate of comparisons

Pos, Book, Average, Relative ranking, Count, First Places
1, Patience by Toby Litt, 2.08, 56, 13, 8
2, Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, 3.29, 33, 7, 2
3, Love by Hanne Ørstavik, 3.40, 25, 10, 1
4, Broken Jaw by Minoli Salgado, 3.60, 20, 5, 0
5, We Are Made of Diamond Stuff by Isabel Waidner, 3.54, 19, 13, 2
6, Fatherhood by Caleb Klaces, 6.29, -9, 7, 0
7, El Llano in Flames by Juan Rulfo, 7.20, -12, 5, 0
8, Leonard and Hungry Paul by Rónán Hession, 6.90, -22, 10, 1
9, Aliasing by Mara Coson, 9.00, -23, 5, 0
10, That Lonesome Valley by Melissa Lee-Houghton, 8.50, -25, 6, 0
11, Under Pressure by Faruk Šehić, 9.80, -31, 5, 0
11, The Red Word by Sarah Henstra, 7.71, -31, 7, 0


message 3: by Paul (last edited Feb 12, 2020 11:08PM) (new)

Paul Fulcher (fulcherkim) | 8782 comments 1 We are Diamond Stuff
2 That Lonesome Valley
3 Animalia
4 Love
5 Broken Jaw
6 Patience
7 Aliasing
8 Under Pressure
9 El Llano in Flames
10 Fatherhood
11 Leonard and Hungry Paul
12 The Red Word


message 5: by Ang (last edited Feb 02, 2020 03:24AM) (new)

Ang | 1685 comments 1 We Are Made of Diamond Stuff

4 Patience

12 Leonard and Hungry Paul


message 6: by Gumble's Yard - Golden Reviewer (last edited Feb 18, 2020 04:23AM) (new)

Gumble's Yard - Golden Reviewer | 5425 comments 1 Patience
2 Broken Jaw
3 Leonard and Hungry Paul
4 Fatherhood
5 Love
6 We Are Made of Diamond Stuff
7 El Llano In Flames
8 Animalia
9 The Red Word
10 Aliasing
11 That Lonesome Valley
12 Under Pressure


message 7: by Neil (last edited Feb 13, 2020 06:38AM) (new)

Neil | 1886 comments 1 Patience
2 Animalia
3 We are Made of Diamond Stuff
4 Love
5 Broken Jaw
6 Fatherhood
7 El Llano in Flames
8 Under Pressure
9 Aliasing
10 Leonard and Hungry Paul
11 That Lonesome Valley
12 The Red Word

Curiously, my ranking here does not line up with my star ratings of the books.


message 8: by Joe (last edited Feb 15, 2020 12:49AM) (new)

Joe (paddyjoe) | 72 comments 1. Patience
2. Broken Jaw
3. We Are Made of Diamond Stuff


message 9: by Robert (new)

Robert | 1997 comments 1. Leonard and Hungry Paul
2. Patience
3. The Red Word


message 10: by peg (last edited Feb 08, 2020 01:36PM) (new)

peg | 133 comments 1. Animalia

3 We are made of Diamond stuff
4 Love
5 Patience
6. The Red Word
7 Fatherhood
9, Under Pressure
10 Leonard and Hungry Paul
11 Aliasing
12 Lonesome Valley


message 11: by Garry (last edited Feb 10, 2020 04:19AM) (new)

Garry Nixon (garrynixon) | 45 comments 1. Patience
2. We Are Made of Diamond Stuff
3. Fatherhood


message 12: by LindaJ^ (last edited Feb 28, 2020 02:48PM) (new)

LindaJ^ (lindajs) | 571 comments 1. Patience
2. Animalia
3. Love
4. Broken Jaw
5. That Lonesome Valley
6. Leonard and Hungry Paul
7. Fatherhood
8.
9.
10. We are made of Diamond Stuff
11.
12.


message 13: by Ella (last edited Feb 11, 2020 02:46PM) (new)

Ella (ellamc) | 1018 comments Mod
EDIT: (I switched my order a bit)
Doubt I will actually get to any more of these before shortlist/prize time:

1) Patience by Toby Litt
2) Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession
3) Love by Hanne Ørstavik
4) El Llano in Flames by Juan Rulfo (Don't know if this counts - I didn't read this/any translation - read the orig.)
5) We Are Made of Diamond Stuff by Isabel Waidner
6) Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo
7) The Red Word by Sarah Henstra

I've still not read (and can't remember if I should or should not list them - I don't want to harm their rankings, so if it hurts them, leave these off, please)
8) Broken Jaw by Minoli Salgado
9) Fatherhood by Caleb Klaces
10) Aliasing by Mara Coson
11) Under Pressure by Faruk Šehić
12) That Lonesome Valley by Melissa Lee-Houghton


message 15: by WndyJW (new)

WndyJW | 4890 comments 1. Patience
2. We Are Made of Diamond Stuff
3. Leonard and Hungry Paul
4. Love
5.


message 16: by Val (new)

Val | 1016 comments 1) Patience
2) We Are Made of Diamond Stuff
3) Love


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