Friday October 18, 2013

Should I read it? Eleanor Catton's "The Luminaries" + giveaway

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On Tuesday, Eleanor Catton was announced as the winner of this year's Man Booker Prize for her novel " The Luminaries". At 28, Catton is the youngest person ever to receive the award, and at 832 pages, it's the longest novel ever to win. "The Luminaries" is a sprawling story set in 1866 during the New Zealand gold rush. So, should you read it? Day 6 books columnist Becky Toyne joins Brent to help you decide.We have one copy of "The Luminaries" to give away, see below for details!
To enter that give away just email day6 @ cbc.ca (remove spaces) with "LUMINARIES" in the subject line. Please include your name and mailing address. Contest closes Thursday, October 24.