Here are the six contenders for the Man Booker Prize 2014

October 12, 2014 12:42 PM

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Here are the six contenders for the Man Booker Prize 2014

The winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize, considered one of the world's most prestigious literary awards, will be announced on Tuesday in London. Here are capsule reviews by Reuters correspondents of the six short-listed contenders.

Howard Jacobson's J shifts from the contemporary London Jewish world of The Finkler Question, which won the Booker Prize in 2010, to a dystopian setting around 60 years in the future. But the questions of identity and assimilation remain.

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