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2004 Commonwealth Writers Prize winners announced.

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British writer Caryl Phillips has won the Commonwealth Writers Prize 2004 Best Book award.

The New York-based author collected his GBP10,000 prize for the book 'A Distant Shore' in a ceremony held at the State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.

Another British author, Mark Haddon, took home the GBP3,000 Commonwealth Writers Prize 2004 Best First Book award for his novel 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time', reports The Age.
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Title Annotation:Caryl Phillips, Mark Haddon
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Date:May 18, 2004
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