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Mantel Primed To Make History With Double Man Booker Win As She Edges Ahead Of Self

Posted at 7:31AM Monday 15 Oct 2012

Hilary Mantel is favoured to become the first woman to win the coveted Man Booker Prize for fiction twice, with her historical novel Bring Up the Bodies ahead of Will Self's Umbrella in the bookmakers' rankings.

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