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Sarah Winman

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Sarah Winman (born 1964) is a British actress and author. In 2011 her debut novel When God Was a Rabbit became an international bestseller and won Winman several awards including New Writer of the Year in the Galaxy National Book Awards.

Genres: Literary Fiction, Romance
Sarah Winman recommends
Sugar Hall (2014)
Tiffany Murray
"A beautiful and haunting book. Tiffany Murray is a wonderful storyteller."
Three Things About Elsie (2017)
Joanna Cannon
"An utter delight. Perceptive, funny, dark, moving. And so beautifully written. I loved it."
The Lido (2018)
Libby Page
"A joyous and uplifting debut."
Take Nothing With You (2018)
Patrick Gale
"Sexy, joyous, funny and tender. I relished it."
We Must Be Brave (2019)
Frances Liardet
"This is storytelling at its best. Wise, generous and captivating."
The Secrets We Kept (2019)
Lara Prescott
"A thrilling, seductive and utterly compelling novel. I absolutely loved it!"
The Confession (2019)
Jessie Burton
"A bold, intelligent, wonderful novel."
Miss Benson's Beetle (2020)
Rachel Joyce
"Rachel Joyce is a masterful storyteller, and has written the perfect book for these times. Funny, perceptive, and life-enhancing—I urge you to read it."
Moth (2021)
Melody Razak
"I adored Moth. It's rare for a writer to appear fully-formed, but that's how I see Melody Razak: this is a remarkable novel and one of the best debuts I've ever read. It made my heart swell."
Devotion (2022)
Hannah Kent
"Such a glorious love story. And the poetry of the landscape had, for me, a Whitmanesque sensibility. A mighty impassioned cry to love and the land."
Flamingo (2022)
Rachel Elliott
"A beguiling and astute storyteller."
Complicit (2022)
Winnie M Li
"Winnie's skill as a writer is to forge out of a familiar film story one that is beautifully unique. It haunted me when I was away from it. An emotionally complex story, it ripples with foreboding and tension. Utterly compulsive reading."
The Whalebone Theatre (2022)
Joanna Quinn
"The Whalebone Theatre has all the makings of a classic. And Cristabel Seagrave is the most gratifying hero. The war scenes often left me breathless: they are as good as you will ever read. A wonderful debut. Actually, a tour de force."
Willowman (2022)
Inga Simpson
"Joyous storytelling at its best. I was enthralled."

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