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The Man Booker Prize 1987

The Man Booker Prize 1987

The Winner

Moon Tiger

Claudia Hampton has lived a full life as historian, reporter, lover, mother. Now she is dying in a London hospital, where she remembers the events in her life, particularly a romance with a tank commander during World War II, a passion that defined much of the rest of her life.


The Shortlist

The 1987 Judges

P.D. James (Chair)  

Lady Selina Hastings

Allan Massie

Trevor McDonald

John B Thompson