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A tale set in World War II London finds a rescue worker struggling for composure after a bombing, a young woman longing for her soldier lover, and a convict who watches a battle through the bars of his window. By the author of Tipping the Velvet and Fingersmith. 60,000 first printing.
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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 simple, passionate human story. It's a tour-de-force of hints, clues and dropped threads (Suzi Feay Independent on Sunday)
this outstandingly gifted novelist releases her imagination into her most compelling depiction yet (Peter Kemp Sunday Times)
The Night Watch is sharply and compassionately observed, richly coloured, and compelling to read (Michele Roberts Independent)
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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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition; First Printing. This specific hardback book is in new condition with a hard board cover that has sharp edges and corners and has a tight binding. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. The dust jacket is in fine condition with barely detectable wear if any. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "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."; 8.6 X 5.7 X 0.7 inches; 454 pages. Seller Inventory # 18110
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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. A pristine, NEW, UNREAD, SIGNED BOOK. 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. ¿[A] wonderful novel¿Waters is almost Dickensian in her wealth of description and depth of character.¿ ¿Chicago Tribune. Signed. Seller Inventory # 003443
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