Shuggie Bain is Douglas Stuart’s debut novel.
Prestigious The winner of the Booker Literature Prize is Scottish-born Douglas Stuart with his work Shuggie Bain. The work is Stuart’s debut novel and tells the story of a boy living in a poor community in Glasgow.
British newspaper The Guardian wrote in his July review that the book deals with deprivation, addictions, and exploitation. The magazine praised Stuart’s way of dealing with the relationship between a child and an addicted parent.
Award the value is £ 50,000, or just over € 55,000.
The prize is awarded to an English-language novel published in Britain or Ireland. Its value is £ 50,000, or just over € 55,000.
Last year, there were exceptionally two winners: a Canadian Margaret Atwood and British-Nigerian Bernardine Evaristo.