Here are the finalists for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize 2015

For the 25th anniversary of the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the diversified shortlist brings six strong contenders―two of them translated for the very first time into English. The cash prize of £10,000 will be divided equally between the winning author and translator, which will be made known May 27th.

Click here to read the official announcement on BookTrust

Here's the shortlist:


Check out the long list announced last March, divided here by original language:

CHINESE

GERMAN

ITALIAN

  • Bloodlines by Marcello Fois, translated by Silvester Mazzarella

KOREAN

NORWEGIAN

RUSSIAN

SWEDISH

  •  The Ravens by Tomas Bannerhed, translated by Sarah Death