Well who’d have thought it? Harold Pinter has won the Nobel Prize in Literature. The general amazement is explained in this article which says that he wasn’t even thought to be in the running and lists more likely winners. Meanwhile John Banville has been soaking up the glory after his Man Booker Prize win, but John Sutherland, chairman of the jury, says he feels like Evel Knievel .
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I'm a university teacher, writer and editor, based in Lancashire in the UK. My most recent book is 'Cain's: The Story of Liverpool in a Pint', a 200-year history of Liverpool's famous Robert Cain brewery. View all posts by Chris Routledge