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Haweswater

(2002)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Betty Trask Award Best First Novel (nominee)
Sarah Hall's first novel is set in 1936 in a remote dale in the old county of Westmoreland, and tells of the flooding of the dale to make way for a reservoir, against the wishes of many of the local hill farmers. It is a story of love, obsession and the destruction of a community.

Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Best First Book) (2003)|Winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best First Book Eurasia (2003)

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"A strikingly original first novel, full not just of fury but also of the most sensitive compassion for the people and the place." - Margaret Forster


Used availability for Sarah Hall's Haweswater

Paperback Editions

March 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
ISBN: 0-571-31560-7 / 978-0-571-31560-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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October 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Haweswater: A Novel (P.S.)
Author(s): Sarah Hall
ISBN: 0-06-081725-9 / 978-0-06-081725-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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April 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
ISBN: 0-571-20930-0 / 978-0-571-20930-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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June 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah J E Hall
ISBN: 0-571-20925-4 / 978-0-571-20925-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Audio Editions

June 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
ISBN: 1-79973-725-X / 978-1-79973-725-4
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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June 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
ISBN: 1-5318-4097-3 / 978-1-5318-4097-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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May 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
Publisher: Audible Studios
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May 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2017 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Availability: Amazon   


November 2010 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Haweswater
Author(s): Sarah Hall
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU