Barbara Kingsolver’s tale of flappers, Mexicans, art, revolution, identity and loyalty has won the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction. Judge Daisy Goodwin praised the book saying “We chose The Lacuna because it is a book of breathtaking scale and shattering moments of poignancy.” Have you read The Lacuna? Do you think it deserves first prize? Tell us what you think in our forum.
Congratulations Barabara Kingsolver!
The Runners Up
Marilynne Robinson for Home (2009)
Rose Tremain for The Road Home (2008)
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for Half of a Yellow Sun (2007)
Zadie Smith for On Beauty (2006)