Youngest Man-Booker Prize Winner

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Eleanor Canton

Eleanor Catton wins the Booker Prize at the age of 28, with the longest novel!
Her novel, The Luminaries has been praised by the Judges for its "astonishing maturity and poise" and at 832 pages it allows readers to get lost in a "quite exceptional story."

You may ask what the Booker prize has to do with Tarvin?

The answer, it is one of many books provided free to readers in Tarvin Library. They currently have 6 copies out on loan so if you want to find out what all the fuss is about and reserve a copy then you need to get along to the Library which is based in Tarvin Community Centre

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