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16 May 2012updated 27 Sep 2015 4:00am

Orange Prize competition

Enjoy a summer of reading with the best of this year’s women’s fiction.

By New Statesman

We’ve teamed up with Orange to offer you the chance to win six must-read books from the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction shortlist.

The lucky winner will receive a complete set of the six shortlisted books plus a bottle of Taittinger Brut Réserve NV. The 2012 shortlist is:

 Esi Edugyan’s Half Blood Blues


Anne Enright’s The Forgotten Waltz

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Georgina Harding’s Painter of Silence


Madeline Miller’s The Song of Achilles


Cynthia Ozick’s Foreign Bodies


Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder

The Orange Prize for Fiction is the UK’s only annual book award for women’s writing and celebrates excellence, originality and accessibility. Previous winners include Téa Obreht, Zadie Smith, Lionel Shriver, Rose Tremain and Andrea Levy. The winner of this year’s prize will be announced on the 30 May 2012

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We will pick a winner on 28 May.