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putting up Ladbroke's opening odds as a reference point:

10/1 Haruki Murakami
12/1 Mo Yan, Cees Nooteboom
14/1 Ismail Kadare, Adonis, Ko Un
16/1 Dacia Maraini, Philip Roth, Cormac McCarthy, Amos Oz
20/1 Alice Munro, Enrique Vila-Matas, Eduardo Mendoza Garriga, Les Murray, Ngugi wa Thiog'o, Chinua Achebe, Assia Djebar, Thomas Pynchon
25/1 Umberto Eco, Leonard Nolens, Mircea Cartarescu
33/1 Adam Zagajewski, Karl Ove Knausgard, Don DeLillo, Peter Nadas, Nurridin Farah, Joyce Carol Oates, E L Doctorow, Bob Dylan
50/1 Merethe Lindstrom, Andrea Camilleri, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chang-Rae Lee, Ian McEwan, Margeret Atwood, Gerald Murnane, Peter Carey, Bei Dao, Antonio Lobo Antunes, Ernesto Cardenal, Yves Bonnefoy, Michel Tournier, Maya Angelou, Mahasweta Devi, A B Yehoshua
66/1 Azar Nafisi, Dai Sijie, Daniel Kahneman, Javier Marias, Kazuo Ishiguro, Ursula Le Guin, David Malouf, Hanan Al-Shaykh, Salman Rushdie, Ben Okri, Herman Koch, Tom Stoppard, Colm Toibin, Claudio Magris, A S Byatt, Milan Kundera, Patrick Modiano, Juan Marse, William H Gass, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Julian Barnes, F Sionil Jose, John Ashbery
100/1 Ulrich Holbein, Atiq Rahimi, Kjell Askildsen, Jon Fosse, Michael Ondaatje, Paul Auster, Eeva Kilpi, Vassilis Alexakis, Mary Gordon, Marge Piercy, Jonathan Littell, Juan Goytisolo, Anne Carson, Elias Khoury, Shlomo Kalo, William Trevor, Peter Handke, Victor Pelevin, Ferreira Gullar, Antonio Gamoneda, Louise Gluck, John Banville, Rajendra Bhandari, Jonathan Franzen, Christian Jungersen, Sofi Oksanen, Shyam Selvadurai, Roberto Saviano, Olga Tokarczuk, Leila Aboulela, Daniel Chavarria, Anna Funder, Tim Winton, Peter Hoeg, Gosta Agren, Michael Frayn, Carol Ann Duffy, Tadeusz Rozewicz, Per Petterson

yeah of course many names solely for the punters and fans, but seems to me to be more Englishwriters than in past years ...

add: 2010 (09 08) openers (sorry didnt do 2011)
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