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The night watch

Author: Sarah Waters
Publisher: London Virago 2006
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sarah Waters, the award-winning author of three novels set in Victorian London, returns with a stunning novel that marks a departure from the 19th century.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Waters
ISBN: 1844082423 9781844082421 1844082466 9781844082469
OCLC Number: 255033225
Awards: Winner of Stonewall Awards Writer of the Year 2006.
Shortlisted for Orange Prize 2006.
Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2006.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Book of the Year 2007.
Shortlisted for James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Fiction) 2007.
Description: 472 S 22cm
Responsibility: Sarah Waters

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The Night Watch is a truthful, lovely book that needs no conjuring tricks to make you want to read it again' Philip Hensher, Observer 'Brilliantly done... the period detail never overwhelms the Read more...

 
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Not an easy read.

by kateleader (WorldCat user published 2012-02-01) Fair Permalink

I see that this is a well researched and well written novel. Water's prose is very clear and delightful to read. However, I find the stories about the relationships rather flat. I don't seem to be able to care very much about them or how they met. I wonder if this book is rated so highly because it...
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