The Elected Member

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The Elected Member
TheElectedMember.jpg
First edition cover
Author Bernice Rubens
Country Wales
Language English
Publisher Eyre & Spottiswoode
Publication date
1969
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)

The Elected Member is a Booker Prize-winning novel by Welsh writer Bernice Rubens.

Plot[edit]

The novel's main character is Norman Zweck, who is addicted to amphetamines and is convinced that he sees silverfish wherever he goes.

Awards[edit]

The Elected Member won the 1970 Booker Prize for fiction. This made Bernice Rubens the first woman to win the Booker Prize. [1]

References[edit]

Review of The Elected Member from the Booker Blog 'The Guardian'

Awards
Preceded by
Something to Answer For
Booker Prize recipient
1970
Succeeded by
In a Free State