5/5 The fifth shortlisted story in contention for this major award.
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4/5 By Helen Oyeyemi. A mother is determined to protect her daughter's independent spirit.
3/5 By Jon McGregor. A man stands in his doorway, reflecting on his traumatic past.
2/5 By Sarah Hall. A disturbing event binds a teenage girl to the awe-inspiring Slessor family
1/5 By David Constantine. A couple's romantic outing turns fraught over a piece of artwork.