Yes, after all that reading this year the winner of The Green Carnation Prize 2011 is finally revealed and I am thrilled to say, if you don’t already know, that it is ‘The Proof of Love’ by Catherine Hall. You can see the official release here. I utterly adored this novel when I read it, and then reviewed it not knowing it was a contender – whoops, earlier in the year. Please note this doesn’t mean that my vote swayed it as chair, the consensus was that all the judges felt exactly as I did pretty much. As I loved it so much, regardless as to whether it won or not, I wanted to give you all the chance to win a copy, only now I have gone one better and you can win both of Catherine’s books.
Yes three of you lucky readers, from anywhere in the world, can win both ‘The Proof of Love’ and Catherine’s debut novel ‘Days of Grace’ thanks to the lovely people at Portobello Books. All you have to do, by 11am GMT on the 10th of December, is answer this question leaving your answer in the comments below… which book do you wish had won an award in 2011 that didn’t and why?
Then these could be yours…
Win or not do please get your hands on ‘The Proof of Love’ it is just wonderful and I think Catherine Hall is an author to watch out for, I will be reading ‘Days of Grace’ over Christmas curled up in front of the fire. You can see Catherine discussing ‘The Proof of Love’ when it was chosen as part of Fiction Uncovered earlier in the year here. I can also heartily recommend the rest of the Green Carnation Prize shortlist 2011, six cracking books. Good luck!