Hilary Mantel the third author to win Man Booker twice

Hilary Mantel has become the third author to win the Man Booker Prize twice.

She was yesterday announced as the winner of the 2012 award for her novel Bring Up the Bodiesbeating 145 entrants in this year’s award.

The novel is a sequel to her 2009 Booker Prize prize winning book, Wolf Hall.

Peter Carey and J M Coetzee have also won the prestigious prize twice.

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Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.