Nathan Filer with his book The Shock of the Fall
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Nathan Filer wins Costa Book of the Year

28 January 2014 Last updated at 20:53 GMT

Nathan Filer has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year Award for his novel The Shock of the Fall.

It follows the experience of Matthew Holmes, a 19-year-old who is haunted after witnessing his brother's death at a holiday park in Dorset.

Formerly known as the Whitbread Prize, this year's Costa Book Awards had a record 617 entries.