P. H. Newby

Standard Name: Newby, P. H.


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Occupation Rebecca West
The prize went to P. H. Newby 's Something to Answer For, which according to Kermode years later was a compromise decision. Dame Rebecca didn't dislike it as much as nearly all the others...


22 April 1969: The Booker Prize for the year's best novel...

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22 April 1969

The Booker Prize for the year's best novel was awarded for the first time. The winner was P. H. Newby with Something to Answer For; the judges were chaired by Frank Kermode , and...


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