Sarah Moss

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Inside story: the first pandemic novels have arrived, but are we ready for them?
Ali Smith, Sally Rooney, Roddy Doyle … is there anything can we learn from the first Covid-19 books?

Lara Feigel

27, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Fell by Sarah Moss review – the hills are alive with pandemic anxieties
The story of four characters craving nature in the Peak District is a deft mixture of mounting dread, metaphysical angst and doomy drollness

Hephzibah Anderson

07, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Sarah Moss: ‘The rhetoric during lockdown was terrifying’
The British author on isolation, community and writing a novel set during the coronavirus pandemic

Emma Brockes

29, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Stories to save the world: the new wave of climate fiction
Now more than ever, novelists are facing up to the unthinkable: the climate crisis. Claire Armitstead talks to Margaret Atwood, Amitav Ghosh and more about the new cli-fi

Claire Armitstead

26, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Summerwater by Sarah Moss review – a dark holiday in Scotland
Everyone is hiding something and the rain won’t stop in the Ghost Wall writer’s nightmarish tale of a day spent holidaying by a loch

Melissa Harrison

26, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Sarah Moss: ‘Writing about the natural world is not an optional extra'
The Ghost Wall writer on how her darkly comic new novel was inspired by climate emergency and her Brexit dismay

Claire Armitstead

09, Aug, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss review – back to the iron age
Ancient rituals and present-day abuse converge in a brief and brilliant novel with its roots in England’s deep past

Sarah Crown

28, Sep, 2018 @6:28 AM

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Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss review – a horrible history lesson
An iron age ‘re-enactment’ trip is the setting for this taut novel about a teenager and her bullying father

Alex Clark

25, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Wellcome prize shortlist announced: books that 'will change lives'
Six books are in contention for the annual award for excellence in science and health writing, including a trainee neurosurgeon’s posthumous memoir and books about the NHS, HIV/Aids and organ donorship

Danuta Kean

14, Mar, 2017 @10:30 AM

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The Tidal Zone review – a search for stories in times of turmoil
Sarah Moss, author of Signs for Lost Children, balances a family swept into confusion with a city’s fraught history

Stephanie Cross

31, Jul, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Book reviews roundup: Housman Country; The Return; The Tidal Zone
What the critics thought of Housman Country by Peter Parker, The Return by Hisham Matar and The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss

22, Jul, 2016 @3:00 PM

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The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss review – a portrait of parental anxiety
With the NHS a central theme, this story about the effect of a child’s illness on her family is a novel for our times

Penelope Lively

09, Jul, 2016 @6:30 AM

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