G. (novel)

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G.
G. (John Berger novel - front cover).jpg
First edition
Author John Berger
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publication date
1972
Media type Print
Pages 318
ISBN 0-297-99423-9

G. is a 1972 novel by John Berger. The novel's setting is pre-First World War Europe, and its protagonist, named "G.", is a Don Juan or Casanova-like lover of women who gradually comes to political consciousness after misadventures across the continent. The novel, Berger's most formally experimental[citation needed], won both the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction and the Booker Prize.

Awards
Preceded by
In a Free State
Booker Prize recipient
1972
Succeeded by
The Siege of Krishnapur