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opening Ladbrokes odds (not unlike closing odds last year methinks):
5/1 Svetlana Aleksijevitj
6/1 Haruki Murakami
7/1 Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
8/1 Philip Roth
12/1 Joyce Carol Oates
16/1 Adunis , Ismail Kadare
20/1 Jon Fosse, Ko Un, Peter Handke
25/1 Amos Oz, Marilynne Robinson. Peter Nadas, Ursula Le Guin
33/1 David Malouf, John Banville, Lydia Davis, Milan Kundera, Nawal El Saadawi, Peter Carey, Thomas Pynchon
50/1 A B Yehoshua. A S Byatt, Adam Zagajewski, Antonio Lobo Antunes, Bei Dao, Bob Dylan, Cees Nooteboom, Colm Toibin, Cormac McCarthy, Daniel Kahneman, Darcia Maraini, Don DeLillo, Don Paterson, E L Doctorow, Eduardo Mendoza Garriga, Eeva Kilpi, Enrique Vila-Matas, F Sioni Jose, Hilary Mantel, Ian McEwan, James Kelman, Javier Marias, Joan Didion, John Ashbery, Juan Goytisolo, Juan Marse, Karel Schoeman, Karl Ove Knausgard, Kjell Askildsen, Leonard Nolens, Les Murray, Margaret Atwood, Merethe Lindstrom, Mia Couto, Michel Tournier, Mircea Cartarescu, Neil Gaiman, Nuruddin Farah, Paul Muldoon, Richard Ford, Rohinton Mistry, Salman Rushdie, Tom Stoppard, Umberto Eco, William Trevor, Yan Lianke, Yevgeniy Yevtushenko, Yves Bonnefoy
200/1 E L James
can't take it seriously much, but moves in coming weeks will bear attention

my carryovers from prior predictions include Ngugi Wa Thiong'o; Ismail Kadare; Adonis, Ko Un, or Bei Dao ... and that it won't go to anyone writing in English
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