BOOKS / The prize winners of 1992

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Aldeburgh (Poetry, pounds 500) Singing under Water by Susan Wicks (Faber)

Betty Trask (Romantic novel, pounds 10,000) The Dream Stone by Liane Jones (Mandarin)

Boardman Tasker (Mountaineering, pounds 1,500) In Monte Viso's Horizon by Will McLewin (Ernest Press)

Booker (Fiction, pounds 20,000) Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth (Hamish Hamilton); The English Patient by Michael Ondaatji (Bloomsbury)

Booker Russian Novel ( pounds 10,000) Lines of Fate by Mark Kharitonov

Boots (Romantic novel, pounds 5,000) Sandstorm by June Knox-Mawer (Weidenfeld & Nicolson)

Buchner Prize (German literature) George Tabori

Carnegie Medal (Children) Dear Nobody by Berlie Doherty (Hamish Hamilton)

Catherine Cookson (Fiction, pounds 10,000) The Sea is my Companion by Valerie Wood (Corgi)

Cholmondeley (Poets, pounds 2,000 each) Allen Curnow, Donald Davie, Carol Ann Duffy, and Roger Woddis

Commonwealth Writers Prize ( pounds 10,000) Such A Long Journey by Rohinton Mistry (Faber)

CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger (Crime) Leslie Charteris; Gold Dagger The Way Through the Woods by Colin Dexter (Macmillan)

David Higham (fiction, pounds l,000) Halo by John Loveday (Fourth Estate)

Deo Gloria (Christian fiction, pounds 5,000) Cloudstreet by Tim Winton (Picador)

Eric Gregory (Poets, pounds 31,000) Jill Dawson, Hugh Dunkerley, Christopher Greenhalgh, Marita Maddah, Stuart Paterson, Stuart Pickford

Earthworm Award (Environment, pounds 2,500) Captain Eco and the Fate of the Earth by Jonathon Porritt, illustrator Ellis Nadler (Dorling Kindersley)

Encore Award (Second novel, pounds 7,500) Downriver by Iain Sinclair

Fawcett (Women's writing, pounds 500) Cleopatra by Lucy Hughes-Hallet; The Haunting of Sylvia Plath by Jacqueline Rose

Florio (Translation, pounds 1000) William Weaver, The Dust Roads of Monferrato by Rosetta Loy; Tim Parks, Sweet Days of Discipline by Fleur Jaeggy

Forward (Poetry, pounds 10,000) The Man with Night Sweats by Thom Gunn (Faber); pounds 5,000: Kid by Simon Armitage (Faber); pounds 1,000: Jackie Kay (Bloodaxe)

Fulbright Raymond Chandler ( pounds 12,000) Daniel Stashower

Geoffrey Faber Memorial (fiction, pounds 1,000) Madoc by Paul Muldoon (Faber)

Glenfiddich Trophy ( pounds 3,000) Claudia Roden

Glenfiddich Awards ( pounds 800 each) Food: The flavours of Andalucia by Elisabeth Luard (Collins & Brown); Drink: Oz Clarke's New Classic Wines (Websters)

Heinemann ( pounds 5,000) Goethe: The Poet and the Age Vol 1: The Poetry of Desire 1749-1790 by Nicholas Boyle (OUP)

David Higham (Fiction, pounds l,000) Halo by John Loveday (Fourth Estate)

Independent (Foreign Fiction, pounds 10,000) The Death of Napoleon by Simon Leys, tr. Patricia Clancy (Quartet)

Irish Times / Aer Lingus (Fiction) International (IR25,000): Mating by Norman Rush (Jonathan) Ireland (IR10,000): The Butcher Boy by Patrick McCabe (Picador)

James Tait Black ( pounds 1,500 each) Fiction: Downriver by Iain Sinclair (Paladin); Biography: Darwin by Adrian Desmond & James Moore (Michael Joseph)

J R Ackerley (Autobiography, pounds 2,000) Almost a Gentleman by John Osborne (Faber)

John Hughes (Literature, pounds 5,000) Wilderness Tips by Margaret Atwood (Bloomsbury)

Mail on Sunday Llewellyn Rhys ( pounds 5,000) Night Geometry and the Garscadden Trains by A L Kennedy (Polygon)

Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger (France: Foreign book) The Whirlpool by Jane Urquhart (Simon & Schuster)

Lionel Gelber (International Relations, dollars 50.000) Truman by David McCullough (Simon & Schuster)

McKitterick (First Novel, pounds 5,000) News from a Foreign Country Came by Alberto Manguel (HarperCollins)

Macmillan Silver Pen (Fiction, pounds 500) Cogs Tyrannic by John Arden (Methuen); Non-fiction ( pounds 1,000): Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives by Alan Bullock (HarperCollins)

Marsh (Biography, pounds 3,000) Clever Hearts by Hugh and Mirabel Cecil (Gollancz)

Roger Machell (Performing Arts, pounds 7,500) Dame Edna Everage and the Rise of Western Civilisation by John Lahr (Bloomsbury)

National Art Book ( pounds 2,000) German Expressionism by Jill Lloyd (Yale)

National Book Award (America) Mating by Norman Rush (Cape)

NCR (Non-fiction, pounds 25,000) Wild Swans by Jung Chang (Harper Collins)

Nobel (Literature, approx pounds 1m) Derek Walcott (Faber)

Oddfellows (Social Concern, pounds 2,000) Second Best by David Cook (Faber)

Pulitzer (America) Fiction: A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley; Non-fiction: The Prize by Daniel Yergin

Rhone-Poulenc (Science, pounds 10,000) The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee by Jared Diamond (Vintage)

Runciman ( pounds 1,000) Greece and the Inter-War Economic Crisis by Dr Mark Mazower; Crete: The Battle and the Resistance by Antony Beevor (OUP)

Sagittarius ( pounds 2,000) Parnell and the Englishwoman Hugh Leonard (Andre Deutsch)

Schliegel-Tieck (Translation, pounds 2,200) Geoffrey Skelton for Training Ground by Siegried Lenz (Methuen)

Scott Moncrieff (Translation, pounds 1000) Barbara Wright, The Midnight Love Feast by Michel Tournier; James Kirkup, Painted Shadows by Jean-Baptiste Niel

Scottish Arts Council Vinland by George Mackay Brown, The Luncheon of the Boating Party by Stewart Conn, The Golden Peak by Kathleen James,

Dunedin by Shena Mackay, Collected Poems by Iain Crichton Smith, Bramble of Hope by Derick Thomson, Swing Hammer Swing] by Jeff Torrington

Sir Peter Kent (Conservation, pounds 7,000) Amazon Watershed by George Monbiot (Michael Joseph) 8-16yrs: Small Wonder by Mari Friend (Blandford),

Ian & Fred's Big Green Book by Fred Pearce & Ian Winton (Kingfisher Bennett)

Smarties (Children's Books) 9-11yrs ( pounds 8,000): The Great Elephant by Gillian Cross (Oxford); 0-5yrs ( pounds 2,000): Nice Work, Little Wolf by

Hilda Offen (Hamish Hamilton); 6-8yrs ( pounds 2,000): The Story of the Creation by Jane Ray (Orchard)

Somerset Maugham (Novel, pounds 5,000 each) But Beautiful by Geoff Dyer (Cape), Lempriere's Dictionary by Lawrence Norfolk (Sinclair Stevenson),

Householder by Gerard Woodward (Chatto & Windus)

Southern Arts ( pounds l,000) Jean Rhys by Carole Angier (Andre Deutsch)

Sunday Express (Fiction, pounds 20,000) A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel (Viking)

The Welsh Arts Council ( pounds 3,000) Bonds of Attachment by Emry Humphreys (Macdonald), Cilmeri by Gerallt Lloyd Owen (Gwasg Gwynedd)

The Writer's Guild Fiction: Persistent Rumours by Lee Langley (Heinemann); Non-fiction: Wild Swans by Jung Chang (HarperCollins);

Children's: The Secret Summer of Daniel Lyons by Roy Apps (Anderson)

Thomas Cook (Travel, pounds 7,500) A Goddess In the Stones by Norman Lewis, (Cape), In Search of Conrad by Gavin Young (Hutchinson)

W H Smith Outstanding Book ( pounds 10,000): Scramble for Africa by Thomas Pakenham (Weidenfeld & Nicolson);

Thumping Good Read ( pounds 5,000): Into the Blue by Robert Goddard (Corgi)

William Hill (Sports, pounds 3,000) Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby (Gollancz)

Winifred Holtby ( pounds 800) O Caledonia by Elspeth Barker (Penguin)

Winifred Mary Stanford ( pounds 1,000) Scandalous Risks by Susan Howatch (HarperCollins)

Whitbread ( pounds 2,000 each) Novel: Poor Things by Alasdair Gray (Bloomsbury); First novel: Swing Hammer Swing] by Jeff Torrington (Secker & Warburg);

Poetry: The Gaze of the Gorgon by Tony Harrison (Bloodaxe); Biography: Trollope by Victoria Glendinning (Hutchinson);

Children's: The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross (OUP)