Madeline Miller 'thrilled' to have won Orange Prize


Debut novelist Madeline Miller has won the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction with The Song of Achilles, a story of same-sex romance set in the Greek age of heroes.

The £30,000 prize recognises English language fiction written by women.

Speaking to the BBC's Nick Higham she said she was "completely thrilled and so honoured" to have been awarded the prize.

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