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Free Samples of the 2012 Man Booker Longlist

The winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize will be revealed later this afternoon. We’ve researched the 12 finalists for the award, finding free samples of these books scattered across the world.

Follow the links below to read excerpts from these books.

If you want more books, we made similar literary mixtapes linking to free samples of the 2012 National Book Award Finalists2012 Man Booker Longlist, the Best Science Fiction of the Year the Believer Book Award nominees, the 2012 Orwell Prize shortlist, the LA Times Book Prize winners, and the Best Business Books of the Year.

Free Samples of the 2012 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Nicola Barker for The Yips

Ned Beauman for The Teleportation Accident

Andre Brink for Philida

Tan Twan Eng for The Garden of Evening Mists

Michael Frayn for Skios

Rachel Joyce for The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Deborah Levy for Swimming Home

Hilary Mantel for Bring up the Bodies

Alison Moore for The Lighthouse 

Will Self for Umbrella

Jeet Thayil for Narcopolis

Sam Thompson for Communion Town

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