The Night Watch – Sarah Waters (Signed by the author)

R300.00

The Night Watch is a dark, 2006 historical fiction novel by Sarah Waters. It was shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the 2006 Orange Prize. The novel, which is told backward through third person narrative, takes place in 1940s London during and after World War II. The storyline follows the fragmented lives and the strange interconnections between Kay, Helen and Julia, three lesbians, Viv, a straight woman and Duncan, her brother, whose sexuality is ambiguous- their secrets, shames and scandals. The war, with its never ending night watches serves as a horrifying context, backdrop and metaphor as a constant reminder of the morbidity that surrounds life and love.”

Price: R300.00

Edition: First edition, second impression

Published: 2006

Publishers: Virago

ISBN:9781844082469

Condition: Hardcover in very good condition with very minor scuff marks on the corners of the cover and top and bottom of the spine. Internally in near-pristine condition. Dust jacket in fair condition with scuff marks around the edges of the cover and spine.

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The Night Watch is a dark, 2006 historical fiction novel by Sarah Waters. It was shortlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the 2006 Orange Prize. The novel, which is told backward through third person narrative, takes place in 1940s London during and after World War II. The storyline follows the fragmented lives and the strange interconnections between Kay, Helen and Julia, three lesbians, Viv, a straight woman and Duncan, her brother, whose sexuality is ambiguous- their secrets, shames and scandals. The war, with its never ending night watches serves as a horrifying context, backdrop and metaphor as a constant reminder of the morbidity that surrounds life and love.”

Price: R300.00

Edition: First edition, second impression

Published: 2006

Publishers: Virago

ISBN:9781844082469

Condition: Hardcover in very good condition with very minor scuff marks on the corners of the cover and top and bottom of the spine. Internally in near-pristine condition. Dust jacket in fair condition with scuff marks around the edges of the cover and spine.

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Weight 695 g