Man Booker Prize Winners (1997-2012)
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The Gathering (2007)
By Anne Enright
In The Gathering, Enright tells the story of a large Irish family that reunites for the funeral of their rebellious brother. Her richly detailed prose combines honesty and subtle humor to portray enthralling stories of complicated family relationships, cultural and religious repression, and emotional turmoil in contemporary Ireland.
Fun Fact: The main character in The Gathering, Veronica Hegerty, is one of 12 children.