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Independent Foreign Fiction Prize shorlist announced.

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The shortlist for the Independent Foreign Fiction prize has been announced.

The six finalists include two novels from Catalonia, Spain and 'Q', a novel by an Italian cultural collective called Luther Blissett, after a former British footballer.

The GBP10,000 prize will be split between the author and the translator and is supported by The Arts Council of England and Champagne Taittinger. The winner will be announced on 19 April 2004.

The full shortlist is made up of 'Welcome to Paradise' by Mahi Binebine trans Lulu Norman; 'Q' by Luther Blissett trans Shaun Whiteside; 'Soldiers of Salamis' by Javier Cercas trans Anne McLean; 'Lizard Tails' by Juan Marse trans Nick Caistor; 'Money to Burn' by Ricardo Piglia trans Amanda Hopkinson; 'Mrs Sartoris' by Elke Schmitter trans Carol Brown Janeway.
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