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Two-time Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel is set for another major literary award after landing the Bodley Medal. The Wolf Hall author, who hit the headlines earlier this week (beg18Feb13) after criticising British royal Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and calling her "a jointed doll" with "a plastic smile", will be honoured at the upcoming Oxford Literary Festival in England.


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