Edna O’Brien’s ‘Girl’ Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize

May 26, 2020

Edna O’Brien’s novel ‘Girl’ has now been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Political Fiction.

Every year, The Orwell Foundation awards prizes for the work which comes closest to George Orwell’s ambition ‘to make political writing into an art’.

The astounding power of this novel continues, and we’re looking forward to the announcement of the winners in each category of the prize on the 25th June 2020.