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Sarah Winman


UK flag (b.1964)

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
 

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Sugar Hall (2014)
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"A beautiful and haunting book. Tiffany Murray is a wonderful storyteller."
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Three Things About Elsie (2017)
Joanna Cannon
"An utter delight. Perceptive, funny, dark, moving. And so beautifully written. I loved it."
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The Lido (2018)
Libby Page
"A joyous and uplifting debut."
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Take Nothing With You (2018)
Patrick Gale
"Sexy, joyous, funny and tender. I relished it."
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We Must Be Brave (2019)
Frances Liardet
"This is storytelling at its best. Wise, generous and captivating."
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The Secrets We Kept (2019)
Lara Prescott
"A thrilling, seductive and utterly compelling novel. I absolutely loved it!"
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The Confession (2019)
Jessie Burton
"A bold, intelligent, wonderful novel."
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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."
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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."
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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."
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Flamingo (2022)
Rachel Elliott
"A beguiling and astute storyteller."
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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."
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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."

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