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October 16, 2012

Mantel bookies’ favourite to win Booker

16.10.12 | Katie Allen

Hilary Mantel, winner of the 2009 Man Booker Prize, has been picked as the favourite to win 2012’s prize, according to bookmakers William Hill.

Mantel’s sequel to Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies (Fourth Estate) has been allocated odds of 6/4, just ahead of Will Self’s Umbrella (Bloomsbury). Both authors have been favourites during the run-up to the prize.

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