Tóibín makes Man Booker long list

Friday 27 August 2004 16.39
Tóibín makes Man Booker long list

The Irish author, Colm Tóibín, has been included in the long list for the Man Booker Prize.

His novel The Master was included by the judging panel in the 22 books unveiled yesterday which will be in contention for one of the literary world's most prestigious awards.

A shortlist of six books will be announced on 21 September.

The winner will be named at a ceremony in London on 19 October.