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In Sacred Word, Broken Word, Kenton Sparks encourages Christians to reconsider their doctrines of Scripture.
Chairman of the judges Matthew Parris revealed that the decision was close run with Adam Foulds for The Broken Word, with judges split five to four at one point.
He will also speak about his long poem, The Broken Word.
Were even a single penalty incurred, Barina, for the sum of all your violate vows, or were you one tooth uglier,] one nail more broken, for the now-enormous volume of your broken word, I might be able to believe you.
Chair of the judges, columnist and broadcaster Matthew Parris, said that it was an extraordinarily close finish between Barry's novel and a narrative poem, The Broken Word by Adam Foulds.
The prize for the best novel has been won by Sebastian Barry for The Secret Scripture; Diana Athill is winner of the biography award for her memoir Somewhere Towards the End; Sadie Jones' The Outcast received the first novel prize; the children's book award goes to Michelle Magorian for Just Henry; and Adam Foulds is awarded the poetry prize for The Broken Word.
You can say the broken word but cannot speak for it, can name a precise and particular shade of blue if you can remember its name (Woman of the South, New Lilac, Second Sky?
The shortlist for the 2008 prize is: The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga; The Broken Word by Adam Foulds; The Secret Life of Words by Henry Hitchings; The Bloody White Baron by James Palmer; God's Own Country by Ross Raisin; and Selling Your Father's Bones by Brian Schofield.
The heat of desire made only broken words possible, words of wanting, passion for once made him incoherent.
What follow are broken words after continuous efforts.
Broken Words grabs the reader's attention from the very first sentence: "I learned a few things growing up as an evangelical Christian: that abortion is murder; homosexuality, sin; evolution, nonsense; and environmentalism, a farce.
I know before long I'll be kneeling on the floor, deadline around my neck like a noose, shaking the keyboard to see what broken words might fall out and stick to the page.