The Child In Time: Winner of the Whitbread Novel Award 1987

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The Child in Time opens with a harrowing event. Stephen Lewis, a successful author of children's books, takes his 3-year-old daughter on a routine Saturday morning trip to the supermarket. While waiting in line, his attention is distracted and his daughter is kidnapped. Just like that. From there, Lewis spirals into bereavement that has effects on his relationship with his wife, his psyche and time itself: "It was a wonder there could be so much movement, so much purpose, all the time. He himself had none." This beautifully haunting book won a 1987 Whitbread Prize.

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"Spooky...a wonderful novel" (Observer)

"The Child in Time is an extraordinary achievement" (Guardian)

"It is marvellously written, moving, serious, readable... If you want to be appalled, refreshed, exhilarated, enlivened - read it" (Sunday Times)

"His masterpiece" (Christopher Hitchens)

"Artistically, morally, and politically, he excels" (The Times)

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