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<p>Booker Prize 2023 winner Paul Lynch with his novel, Prophet Song </p>

The judges picked the wrong Paul to win this year’s Booker Prize

Six books, three authors called Paul, one £50,000 prize. In the end, Paul Lynch has taken the spoils for his dystopian tale of a totalitarian Ireland – but it doesn’t feel like a winner that will stand the test of time, writes our chief book critic Martin Chilton




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