Rosemary Goring: A chance to make history but the Booker judges blew it

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IT had been “a wild adventure”, said Peter Florence, chair of this year’s Booker prize, on announcing that the bounty was being split between two authors. This was not, he explained, the result of indecision, but because there were “two novels we cannot compromise on.” Florence, who is founder and director of the Hay Book Festival, was insistently thrilled at the outcome – “double the joy” – in wh
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