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Sarah Moss

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Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss is the award-winning author of three previous novels: Night Waking, selected for the Fiction Uncovered Award in 2011, Names for the Sea: Strangers in Iceland, shortlisted for the Royal Society of Literature Prize in 2013, and Bodies of Light, shortlisted for the prestigious Wellcome Prize. Signs for Lost Children was shortlisted for the Wellcome Prize and longlisted for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Moss teaches Creative Writing at the University of Warwick in England.

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Latest reviews

  • “[D]eliberate, restrained, well-crafted.”
    — Numéro Cinq, Jun 12 2017
  • “A vivid psychological portrait of a woman doctor, whose efforts to help those struggling with mental illness in Victorian England are complicated by her own neuroses.”
    — New York Times Book Review, Apr 21 2017
  • “Matching exceptionally fine prose with pinpoint sensitivity, British novelist Moss (Bodies of Light, 2014, etc.) delivers a thoughtful account of one intelligent, sometimes-fragile woman's response to a dark, dynamic era.”
    — Kirkus Reviews, Jan 15 2017

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