Live: Man Booker Prize award ceremony
16 October 2012 Last updated at 21:03 BST
Hilary Mantel has been named the winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize at a ceremony at London's medieval Guildhall.
The winning author receives a £50,000 prize, in addition to the £2,500 awarded to all six shortlisted writers.
The judging panel included Times Literary Supplement editor Peter Stothard and Downton Abbey actor Dan Stevens.