The six books shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize.
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Read the first sentence of each of the Booker shortlist

The six books shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize have been announced.

Tom McCarthy and Sunjeev Sahota are on the list alongside Pulitzer winner Anne Tyler and fellow US writer Hanya Yanagihara, plus Jamaican Marlon James and Nigeria's Chigozie Obioma.

To whet your appetite, BBC News gives you a glimpse (well, the first sentence) of each of the six books.

  • 15 Sep 2015
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