Barnes bookies' and Kindle favourite for Man Booker

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 14:30 Julian Barnes is the bookies' favourite to win the Man Booker prize tomorrow night (18th October), as Amazon has revealed his novel The Sense of an Ending is also leading Kindle downloads among the shortlisted authors. Bookmakers William Hill said more than 50% of all bets struck on the Man Booker prize were placed on the Jonathan Cape title to win, which is a 6/4 favourite. The second favourite is Esi Edugyan’s Half Blood Blues (Serpents Tail), which has attracted 15% of the bets. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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