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Paul Bailey

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Paul Bailey is the author of At the Jerusalem (1967) which won the Somerset Maugham Award,Trespasses (1970),A Distant Likeness (1973), Peter Smart's Confessions (1977), shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Old Soldiers (1980), Gabriel's Lament (1986), also shortlisted for the Booker Prize and Sugar Cane 1993. He was the first recipient of the E.M. Forster Award and won a George Orwell Prize for his essay 'The Limitations of Despair'.
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The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1977) : Peter Smart's Confessions
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1986) : Gabriel's Lament