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Man Booker Prize: Eleanor Catton wins for The Luminaries

15 October 2013 Last updated at 23:21 BST

Eleanor Catton has become the youngest writer to win the Man Booker Prize for fiction.

The 28-year-old author, who lives in New Zealand, received the award for her second book, The Luminaries.

The 832-page novel is a Victorian murder mystery set during the country's gold rush.

Will Gompertz reports.