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It's another win for American writer Ann Leckie and her debut Ancillary Justice.

Justice won best novel at the 2014 Hugo Awards, announced Sunday at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention in London.

The novel is a space opera narrated by a starship's artificial intelligence that has been transplanted into a single body. It has been sweeping other major sci-fi and fantasy awards this year, including the Nebula and Arthur C. Clarke awards.

Other literary winners include The Lady Astronaut of Mars by Mary Robinette Kowal for Best Novelette, The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere by John Chu for Best Short Story and Time by Randall Munroe for Best Graphic story. The Game of Thrones TV series won Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form for the episode "The Rains of Castamere."

The Hugo Awards are the one of the biggest awards in the world of science fiction, awarded based on votes by members of the World Science Fiction Society, which members of the public can join.

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