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Costa Book Awards - Sebastian Barry Scoops Prize Again!

Sebastian Barry last night became the first novelist to win the Costa Book of the Year award for a second time with his latest novel Days Without End.

The winning authors of the five categories (Novel, First Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's) went head to head to compete for the ultimate Book of the Year award.

Days Without End was picked by a panel of judges, including Graham Norton, and was presented at a ceremony at Quaglinos in London on Tuesday night.