Called the main contenders for the International man Booker prize

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the international Booker prize announced the short list. It included six authors from different countries. The prestigious award acknowledges the translated into English works published in England or Ireland.

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Of the 13 writers included in the long list (it announced back in February), short moved six. They represent different countries: Germany, Netherlands, Japan, Mexico, Argentina and Iran. Daniel Kelman from work “til”, Socofe hazard with the novel “the Education of a plum tree”, Gabriela Camara (“the adventures of Chinese iron”), Marika Lucas Reyneveld (“Evening discomfort”) and Fernanda Melchor (“hurricane Season”).

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the names of the candidates called online traditional ceremony, held in London, because of the coronavirus have been cancelled. The winner will be named on may 19.

the international Booker prize was established in 2004 and until 2016 awarded every two years. Now every year. The cash equivalent of awards is 65 thousand dollars, the money is traditionally shared between author and translator.