Will the Booker Prize become more inclusive?

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Media captionThe BBC's Will Gompertz considers the likely impact of the new rules

As rumoured at the start of the week, the Man Booker Prize is changing its rules.

From next year, any authors from any country will be eligible, as long as they write in English and are published in the UK.

Until now, only authors from Britain, Ireland, the Commonwealth and Zimbabwe had been considered for the £50,000.

However, the decision has not been unanimously welcomed by the literary establishment.

I had a look at the likely impact of the new rules.