This year's Man Booker Prize shortlist has been whittled down, with just one author taking home the prestigious prize in 2011.
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, first awarded in 1969, promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year.
See which authors were shortlisted and who the judges selected overall to take home the award this year...
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