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Eleanor Catton Has Won the Man Booker Prize

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Eleanor Catton has won the Man Booker Prize for 2013 with The Luminaries. You can read a free excerpt at this link. Here’s more about the novel:

It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields.  On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes.

We also collected free samples of all the longlisted books and wrote about one longlisted book that was rejected 47 times.

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Jim Crace Gets Best Odds To Win the Booker Prize

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U.K. gamblers at Ladbrokes have set betting odds for the prestigious Booker Prize.

Currently, novelist Jim Crace leads with a 6/4 chance of winning with HarvestColm Toíbín‘s The Testament of Mary has a 7/2 chance of winning and Eleanor Catton‘s The Luminaries has a 4/1 shot.

The winner will be announced on October 15th. We also collected free samples of all the longlisted books and wrote about one longlisted book that was rejected 47 times.

Read Free Samples of the Man Booker Shortlist

The Man Booker shortlist has been revealed for 2013. We’ve collected free samples of many of the books on the list below–what do you think?

The winner will be announced on October 15th.

We also collected free samples of all the longlisted books and wrote about one longlisted book that was rejected 47 times.

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