Bob Mortimer wins Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for his ‘mischievous’ debut novel

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A pig will be named in honour of The Satsuma Complex, this year’s winner of the award for comic fiction

A pig will be named after Bob Mortimer’s debut novel, The Satsuma Complex, as the comedian’s book has been announced as the winner this year’s Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse prize for comic fiction.

Mortimer, who found fame as one half of Reeves and Mortimer alongside Vic Reeves, said he was “really chuffed” to have won the award. “I still have no idea if I can actually write but this award gives me fresh hope,” he added.

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