10 September 2013: Arts Council congratulates Colm Tóibín on being shortlisted for the Man Booker prize

The Arts Council extends its congratulations to writer Colm Tóibín who has made it onto the shortlist for the Man Booker prize for his novel The Testament of Mary.
Following the announcement Sarah Bannan, Head of Literature said "Colm Tóibín has created an intimate and captivating portrait of the Virgin Mary in this captivating piece of prose. Tóibín’s full powers as a writer are on display in this exquisitely crafted novel and the Arts Council is delighted to see his work on the Booker shortlist."

Desert Rose, (oil on board) - Colin Middleton, 1975, Arts Council Virtual Gallery.
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Desert Rose, (oil on board) - Colin Middleton, 1975, Arts Council Virtual Gallery.

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