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Man Booker Prize Won By Hilary Mantel's Bring Up The Bodies

Posted at 10:00PM Tuesday 16 Oct 2012

Hilary Mantel has won the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for her novel Bring up the Bodies, the sequel to Wolf Hall, which won the prize in 2009.

Mantel, who had been the bookmakers' favourite, is the first woman and the first British author to win the prestigious literary prize twice.

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