Read the 2022 longlist: an extract from The Colony by Audrey Magee
In Audrey Magee’s lyrical and brooding fable, The Colony, two outsiders visit an island off the west coast of Ireland, with unforeseen and haunting consequences
Read an extract from each work of fiction on the Booker Prize 2022 longlist
‘The list offers story, fable and parable, fantasy, mystery, meditation and thriller,’ said 2022 Chair of the judges Neil MacGregor. From the youngest and oldest authors ever to be nominated to illuminating debuts and even the shortest book to make the list, join us as we explore this year’s most remarkable works of fiction.