American author Madeline Miller has won the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction with her debut novel The Song of Achilles. The award was presented in a ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London - hosted by Orange Prize for Fiction Co-Founder and Honorary Director, Kate Mosse. The 2012 Chair of Judges, Joanna Trollope, presented the author with the 30,000 Pound prize and the "Bessie", a limited edition bronze figurine. Both are anonymously endowed.
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