Afghan War Book Wins Orwell Prize For Political Writing

23/05/2012 20:22 | Updated 23 July 2012

A book about the death of a British officer in Afghanistan, once pulped by the Ministry of Defence, has won the Orwell Prize for political writing.

Dead Men Risen, written by Toby Harnden and published by Quercus, took the prize at a ceremony in Westminster and was the judges' unanimous choice.

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