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The Winner of the 2017 Costa Book of the Year Award is the poetry collection, Inside the Wave by Helen Dunmore. Wendy Holden, chair of the final judges, said: "We all felt this is a modern classic; a fantastic collection, life affirming and uplifting. The poems carry powerful messages that speak to all of us."