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Review: The Night Watch

Editorial Review - - Sarah Rachel Egelman

In 1940s London an ambulance driver sits with a woman whose house has collapsed around her, pinning her by the legs. At the same time a young man watches his friend slash his own throat, choosing death over conscription in the army. In the chaos and horror of war, in a bombedout city, the lives of several men and women intertwine and become connected in ways none of them realize. There is ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Time runs backward, and memory tightens its grip on the variously involved characters of British author Waters's unusual fourth novel—a departure from her highly praised historicals Tipping the ... Read full review

The Night Watch

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

In this moody, atmospheric novel, Man Booker Prize nominee Waters (Fingersmith ) moves past the demimonde of Victorian England to World War II and its aftermath. The lives of four Londoners-Viv, Kay ... Read full review

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