Lead Review

  • Book: The Dog
  • Location: Dubai
  • Author: Joseph O'Neill



This is Dubai with all its wealth and extremity. Interesting choice once again for the MAN Booker, long listed as it is 2014. It is post modern writing, and the style is very individual.

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021