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The novel won the Canadian Governor General's Award and the Booker Prize for fiction.
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The novel, which won the 2009 International Prize for Arabic Fiction and will be published in English under the title Azazeel, is set in 5th-century Egypt and Syria and deals with the early history of Christianity.
Trumbo's 1939 anti-war novel, Johnny Got His Gun, won one of the early National Book Awards: the Most Original Book of 1939.
* Philip K. Dick's novel The Man in the High Castle features a ( banned ) fictional work called The Grasshopper Lies Heavy, which purports to describe how things might have transpired after World War II if the Allied side had won ( in the reality of the book, the Axis powers triumphed ).
This novel, subtitled " His Masquerade ", has won general acclaim in modern times as a complex and mysterious exploration of issues of fraud and honesty, identity and masquerade, but when it was published, it received reviews ranging from the bewildered to the denunciatory.
Steps ( 1968 ), a novel comprising scores of loosely connected vignettes, won the U. S. National Book Award for Fiction.
The novel was made into a 1979 movie directed by Hal Ashby, starring Peter Sellers, who was nominated for an Academy Award for the role and Melvyn Douglas, who won the award for Best Supporting Actor.
Bujold is one of the most acclaimed writers in her field, having won the prestigious Hugo Award for best novel four times, matching Robert A. Heinlein's record.
In the fantasy genre, The Curse of Chalion won the Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature and was nominated for the 2002 World Fantasy Award for best novel, and both her fourth Hugo Award and second Nebula Award were for Paladin of Souls.
* Mars Crossing ( 2000 ) by Geoffrey A. Landis, about a stranded expedition ; which won the Locus Award for best first novel.
Three years later, in 1969, she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Rosemary's Baby, a film adaptation of Ira Levin's bestselling horror novel about a satanic cult residing in an Upper West Side apartment building in Manhattan.
The most known examples of which being Aquila ( TV series ) ( 1997 – 1998 ) based on the novel by Andrew Norriss and Jeopardy ( BBC TV series ) ( 2002 – 2004 ) which won the 2002 BAFTA for Best Children's Drama.
She received wide recognition for her novel The Left Hand of Darkness, which won the Hugo and Nebula awards in 1970.
The short novel The Word for World is Forest and the short story " The Day Before the Revolution " have also won awards.
In 1944 Lindgren won second prize in a competition held by the newly founded publishing house Rabén & Sjögren with her novel Britt-Marie lättar sitt hjärta ( Britt-Marie unburdens her heart ).
She appeared in the 1975 screen adaptation of the Hans Fallada novel, Every Man Dies Alone directed by Alfred Vohrer, released in English as Everyone Dies Alone in 1976 and for which she won an award for best actress at the International Film Festival in Carlsbad, then in Czechoslovakia.
His time-travel novel Timescape ( 1980 ) won both the Nebula Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award.
In the United States, Llewellyn won the National Book Award for favourite novel of 1940, voted by members of the American Booksellers Association.
His first work, based on his novel Un Homme qui dort, was co-directed by Bernard Queysanne, and won him the Prix Jean Vigo in 1974.
* Bryan Talbot's graphic novel Grandville is set in an alternate history in which France won the Napoleonic War, invaded Britain and guillotined the British Royal Family.
Robert Penn Warren's 1946 American novel All the King's Men, the story of populist politician Willie Stark's rise to the position of governor and eventual fall, based on the career of the corrupt Louisiana Senator Huey Long, won the 1947 Pulitzer Prize.
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The term was popularized by Canadian author Douglas Coupland's 1991 novel, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, concerning young adults during the late 1980s and their lifestyles.
A very similar phenomenon by the name " Noodie News " appears in Canadian Margaret Atwood's 2003 novel Oryx and Crake.
In the epilogue to his novel The Devils of Loudon published earlier that year, Huxley had written that drugs were “ toxic short cuts to self-transcendence ” For the Canadian writer George Woodcock, Huxley had changed his opinion because mescaline was not addictive and appeared to be without unpleasant physical or mental side-effects, further he had found that hypnosis, autohypnosis and meditation had apparently failed to produce the results he wanted.
A novel about nineteenth-century Canadian farmers by Louis Hemon, entitled Maria Chapdelaine, depicts pea soup as common farmhouse fare:
* In 2012, the Canadian novelist Will Ferguson published a novel featuring the scam, 419: A Novel, a follow-up to an earlier novel about con men.
Books for younger readers both have historical settings: Joseph Bruchac's The Arrow Over the Door ( 1998 ) ( grades 4-6 ) is set in 1777 ; and Beth Kanell's young adult novel, The Darkness Under the Water ( 2008 ), concerns a young Abenaki-French Canadian girl during the time of the Vermont Eugenics Project, 1931-1936.
In the Wake of the Flood, a documentary film by Canadian director Ron Mann released in October 2010, followed Atwood on the unusual book tour for her novel The Year of the Flood.
The Scotiabank Giller Prize, or Giller Prize, is a literary award given to a Canadian author of a novel or short story collection published in English ( including translation ) the previous year, after an annual juried competition between publishers who submit entries.
We are also introduced in the course of the novel to the Canadian doctor Lewis Yealland, another factual figure who used electric shock treatment to " cure " his patients.
* Michael Goodspeed's Three to a Loaf, a carefully researched and highly readable Canadian spy novel illustrates the societies as well as the lives and attitudes of Allied and German soldiers locked in the cauldron of the Western Front.
In his essay " Briefly, the case for the novella ", Canadian author George Fetherling ( who wrote the novella Tales of Two Cities ) said that to reduce the novella to nothing more than a short novel is like " saying a pony is a baby horse.
The " last Buchan " ( as Graham Greene entitled his appreciative review ) was the 1941 novel Sick Heart River ( American title: Mountain Meadow ), in which a dying protagonist confronts the questions of the meaning of life in the Canadian wilderness.
The novel was adapted into an award-winning 1997 film of the same name by Canadian director Atom Egoyan.
Testimony regarding the literary merit of his novel I Once Had a Master helped a Vancouver LGBT bookstore, Little Sister's Book and Art Emporium, to partially win a case against Canada Customs in the Canadian Supreme Court in 2000.
* H. G. Wells ' The Shape of Things to Come, a Canadian science fiction film from 1979 also based upon Wells's novel
St. Martin was the setting for The Chicken Doesn't Skate, a children's novel by Canadian author Gordon Korman, in which a sixth-grade nerd is transplanted there from Los Angeles.
Lady's Island, the slave trade and the American Revolutionary War are the topics of an award-winning novel by the Canadian writer Lawrence Hill, The Book of Negroes ( 2007 ) ( published in the US as Someone Knows My Name ).
The assassination of McGee is also a major component of Away, a novel about Irish immigration to Canada by Canadian novelist Jane Urquhart. McGee funeral procession in 1868