Benson, who teaches creative writing, meets an old wartime comrade and memories of the war come flooding back. Somehow this sparks off a new awareness of his present life in Liverpool, in Thatcher's Britain. The author won the 1992 Booker Prize for "Sacred Hunger".
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Barry Unsworth (1930-2012), who won the Booker Prize for Sacred Hunger, was a Booker Prize finalist for Morality Play and was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize for The Ruby in Her Navel.
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