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Kadare takes inaugural Man Booker International Prize

Albanian writer Ismail Kadare has topped a list of famed authors with his win of the inaugural Man Booker International Prize. The £60,000 prize had a shortlist of 17 other contenders, including Margaret Atwood, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and Ian McEwan, all of whom were judged for their entire body of work.

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Click here for the full story on The Independent
Click for the Man Booker International Prize website