Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction has been announced. The inaugural winner was Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall.
The shortlisted titles are:
Andrea Levy's The Long Song (Headline Review)
Tom McCarthy's C (Jonathan Cape)
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet (Sceptre)
Ghostlight by Joseph O' Connor (Harvill Secker)
Heartstone by C J Sansom (Mantle)
To Kill a Tsar by Andrew Williams (John Murray).
Have you read any of these? Did you think they were prize worthy?