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“Lincoln in the Bardo”

American author George Saunders wins 2017 Man Booker Prize

LONDON: US author George Saunders became on Tuesday only the second American writer to win Britain's renowned Man Booker Prize, which was awarded for his first full-length novel "Lincoln in the Bardo". Judges for the prestigious English-language literary award praised as "utterly original" the book that chronicles the death of Abraham Lincoln's 11-year-old son Willie using the accounts of hundreds of narrators. "The form and style of this utterly original novel reveals a witty, intelligent, and deeply moving…