Mister Pip wins again

Mister PipMister Pip by Lloyd Jones is a literary juggernaut. Instead of basking in the glow of critical acclaim, it has scooped up yet another prize – the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize.

The purse is a tidy US$30,000, split between the non-fiction and fiction winners.

See also our literary prizes pages for more critical successes.

One thought on “Mister Pip wins again

  1. Bing57 11 April 2008 / 2:46 pm

    I enjoyed the book but fail to see why it has been so successful. A simple tale, well told, relatively obvious/predicable storyline, hardly new themes. Maybe I’m missing something?

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