Review: HAWESWATER (P.S) by Sarah Hall

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by Ron Charles for Washington Post Book World (Nov. 24, 2006)


“Book lovers haunting the moors of literary fiction in search of another tryst as stirring as Wuthering Heights should embrace Sarah Hall’s first novel, Haweswater. Although the book’s tardy, modest arrival in the United States (four years after it first appeared in England, and now only in paperback) probably condemns it to obscurity here, this young writer has enjoyed extraordinary success in England. Haweswater won the Commonwealth Best First Novel Award, and her second book, The Electric Michelangelo, was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize in 2004.”

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