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The Night Watch (Hardcover)

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A] wonderful novel Waters is almost Dickensian in her wealth of description and depth of character. "Chicago Tribune"
Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked-out streets, illicit partying, and sexual adventure, to end with its beginning in 1941, "The Night Watch" tells the story of four Londoners three women and a young man with a past whose lives, and those of their friends and lovers, connect in tragedy, stunning surprise and exquisite turns, only to change irreversibly in the shadow of a grand historical event.

About the Author


Sarah Waters is the author of "Tipping the Velvet," a "New York Times "Notable Book; "Affinity," which won her the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award; "Fingersmith" and "TheNight Watch," both of which were shortlisted for both the Orange Prize and the Man Booker Prize; and "The Little Stranger," which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and a "New York Times "Notable Book. She has also been named one of "Granta"'s best young Britishnovelists. She lives in London."

Praise For…


“Flawless…A sophisticated beautifully written novel.”
The Washington Post
 
“Captivating.”
The New York Times
 
“Masterful.”
The Seattle Times
 
“[A] wonderful novel…Waters is almost Dickensian in her wealth of description and depth of character.”
Chicago Tribune
 
“Waters has the gift of story, the ability to dissolve the distance between reader and subject until nothing but experience remains.”
Los Angeles Times
 
“Compelling…sexually and psychologically provocative.”
USA Today

Product Details
ISBN: 9781594489051
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover
Publication Date: March 23rd, 2006
Pages: 464