Man Booker Prize: Eleanor Catton wins for The Luminaries
15 October 2013 Last updated at 23:21 BST
Eleanor Catton has become the youngest writer to win the Man Booker Prize for fiction.
The 28-year-old author, who lives in New Zealand, received the award for her second book, The Luminaries.
The 832-page novel is a Victorian murder mystery set during the country's gold rush.
Will Gompertz reports.