The paperback of Chigozie Obioma's Man Booker shortlisted debut The Fishermen is now out. Chigozie's novel follows four brothers growing up in Western Nigeria, their strong bond blighted by a madman's tragic prophesy. To celebrate the paperback release, we've been thinking about the best brothers in literature - from the brothers Karamazov to the Weasley twins. Check out our top five and tweet us with your favourite literary brothers to win a copy of The Fishermen. Subhash and Udayan - The Lowland, Jhumpa Lahiri Two brothers, inseparable but very different, grow up in 1950s Calcutta and take vastly different paths as they each make their way in the world. Subhash is the elder, more conventional and reserved than his outspoken, fiery little brother Udayan. Subhash moves to Rhode Island to pursue oceanography, whereas Udayan's fierce social conscience drives him to join a radical insurgency. Dmitri, Ivan, and Alexi - The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevksy When their father, a fearsome landowner, is murdered, the lives of Dmitri, Alyosha and Ivan are changed forever. Dmitri, is immediately suspected of patricide due to an ongoing feud with his father; Ivan is driven to a mental breakdown by his perception of the senseless suffering in the world; Alexi, the peacemaker, tries to reforge the family's bonds and meanwhile the murky figure of their illegitimate half-brother Smerdyakov lurks in the background, biding his time. Fred and George Weasley - Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling Born on April Fool's Day, the Weasley twins are surely two of the most loveable brothers in literature. The inseparable duo are always ready with a wisecrack or a prank, even selling joke novelties under the name "Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes" to impressionable Hogwarts first year students. Though easily mistaken for frivolous comedians, the twins prove themselves to be brave freedom fighters in the war against the Death Eaters. Magid and Millat - White Teeth, Zadie Smith Smith's much-heralded debut novel follows two families the Joneses and the Iqbals, both immigrant, Muslim families living in North London. Amongst the Iqbal children are Magrid and Millat, twin brothers whom their father worries are being negatively affected by Western life. He decides to send both back to Bangladesh, but can only afford to send one of his sons. Magrid, the brother who leaves, becomes a symbol of perfection, his photo framed in reverence and hanging in pride of place in the family home. Left behind, Millat, battles with this vision of perfection with disastrous consequences. Benjy, Quentin and Jason - The Sound and the Fury, William Faulkner Refered to as 'Virginia Woolf on drugs' by the Guardian, Faulkner's novel tells the tale of the formerly aristocratic Compson family in a stream of consciousness via the three Compson sons: Benjy a mentally disabled 33-year-old; Quentin, intelligent but tormented and finally Jason, monstrous, cruel and money-obsessed. An incredibly passionate tale, unconventionally told, it is near-unanimously loved by critics and played a pivotal role in Faulker's receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1949. Don't forget... Tweet us with your favourite fictional brothers to be entered to win a copy of The Fishermen!