Sarah Winman - Author

About the Author

Sarah Winman grew up in Essex. She attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and went on to act in theatre, film and television. When God Was a Rabbit is her first novel. She lives in London.

Featured books by Sarah Winman

The Tin Man

The Tin Man

Author: Sarah Winman Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2017

It begins with a painting won in a raffle: fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a woman who believes that men and boys are capable of beautiful things. And then there are two boys, Ellis and Michael, who are inseparable. And the boys become men, and then Annie walks into their lives, and it changes nothing and everything.

A Year of Marvellous Ways

A Year of Marvellous Ways

Author: Sarah Winman Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/12/2015

A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS is the unforgettable and completely captivating new novel from Sarah Winman, author of the international bestseller WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT. Marvellous Ways is eighty-nine years old and has lived alone in a remote Cornish creek for nearly all her life. Lately she's taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. She's waiting for something - she's not sure what, but she'll know it when she sees it. Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the Second World War. When his promise to fulfil a dying man's last wish sees him wash up in Marvellous' creek, broken in body and spirit, the old woman comes to his aid.

A Year of Marvellous Ways

A Year of Marvellous Ways

Author: Sarah Winman Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/06/2015

Marvellous Ways is eighty-nine years old and has lived alone in a remote Cornish creek for nearly all her life. Lately she's taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. She's waiting for something - she's not sure what, but she'll know it when she sees it. Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the Second World War. When his promise to fulfil a dying man's last wish sees him wash up in Marvellous' creek, broken in body and spirit, the old woman comes to his aid.

Other books by Sarah Winman

Tin Man

Tin Man

Author: Sarah Winman Format: eBook Release Date: 15/05/2018

"e;This is an astoundingly beautiful book. It drips with tenderness. It breaks your heart and warms it all at once."e;--Matt Haig, author of How to Stop TimeFrom internationally bestselling author Sarah Winman comes an unforgettable and heartbreaking novel celebrating love in all its forms, and the little moments that make up the life of one man.This is almost a love story. But it's not as simple as that.Ellis and Michael are twelve-year-old boys when they first become friends, and for a long time it is just the two of them, cycling the streets of Oxford, teaching themselves how to swim, discovering poetry, and dodging the fists of overbearing fathers. And then one day this closest of friendships grows into something more.But then we fast-forward a decade or so, to find that Ellis is married to Annie, and Michael is nowhere in sight. Which leads to the question: What happened in the years between? With beautiful prose and characters that are so real they jump off the page, Tin Man is a love letter to human kindness and friendship, and to loss and living.

Tin Man

Tin Man

Author: Sarah Winman Format: eBook Release Date: 10/05/2018

V 2011 godu debyutnyj roman anglijskoj aktrisy Sary Uinman "e;Kogda bog byl krolikom"e; stal nastoyashchej sensaciej. EHta "e;bezukoriznenno tochnaya i hvatayushchaya za dushu, v ravnoj mere komichnaya i tragichnaya"e; istoriya byla perevedena na neskol'ko desyatkov yazykov i razoshlas' po vsemu miru mnogomillionnym tirazhom. Vo vtorom romane - "e;Divnaya kniga istin"e; - Uinman issledovala territoriyu magicheskogo realizma, i ne menee uspeshno. A "e;Samyj odinokij chelovek"e; nachinaetsya s rozhdestvenskoj loterei: vyigrav glavnyj priz, Dora Dzhadd vybiraet ne butylku viski, kak sovetuet muzh, a reprodukciyu "e;Podsolnuhov"e; Van Goga; Dora verit, chto v zhizni muzhchin tozhe est' mesto krasote. A potom u Dory rozhdaetsya syn, EHllis. I u EHllisa poyavlyaetsya drug Majkl. I odnazhdy letom ehti dva zakadychnyh priyatelya edut v Provans, gde v ih zhizn' vhodit krasavica EHnni... Vpervye na russkom - "e;korotkij roman neveroyatnoj ehmocional'noj sily"e; (Independent), "e;nastoyashchee chudo, polnoe lyubvi, tomleniya i boli utraty"e; (Sunday Express).

Tin Man

Tin Man

Author: Sarah Winman Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/03/2018

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 COSTA NOVEL AWARD From the internationally bestselling author of WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT comes a heartbreaking celebration of love in all its forms, and the moments that illuminate the life of one man. This is almost a love story. But it's not as simple as that. 'Her best novel to date' Observer 'An exquisitely crafted tale of love and loss' Guardian 'A marvel' Sunday Express 'Astoundingly beautiful' Matt Haig It begins with a painting won in a raffle: fifteen sunflowers, hung on the wall by a woman who believes that men and boys are capable of beautiful things. And then there are two boys, Ellis and Michael, who are inseparable. And the boys become men, and then Annie walks into their lives, and it changes nothing and everything. Tin Man sees Sarah Winman follow the acclaimed success of When God Was A Rabbit and A Year Of Marvellous Ways with a love letter to human kindness and friendship, loss and living.

Badogember

Badogember

Author: Sarah Winman Format: eBook Release Date: 28/02/2018

Az egesz egy tombolan nyert festmennyel kezdodott: tizenot napraforgoval, amit egy olyan no akaszt ki a falra, aki hisz benne, hogy a fiuk es a ferfiak csodalatos dolgokra kepesek.s van kt fi Ellis s Michael, akik elvlaszthatatlanok egymstl. s a fikbl frfiak lesznek, aztn bestl az letkbe Anne, s ez mindent megvltoztat s nem vltoztat meg semmit.Sarah Winman Bdogembere a nagy sikerA Amikor Isten nyl volt s Csodlatos dolgok ve nyomdokaiban jr szerelmes levl az emberi kedvessgrA l s bartsgrl, vesztesgrA l s tllsrA l.A megjelense utni hnapokban tizenngy nyelvre lefordtottk, s jelltk a nagy jelentA sgA Costa irodalmi djra.Csodlatos, nagyon rgta nem indtott meg ennyire knyv. EgyszerA en beleszerettem a regnybe s a szereplA ibe."e; - Joanna CannonTkletes mese szerelemrA l s vesztesgrA l."e; - The GuardianEgy csoda tele szerelemmel, vgyakozssal s vesztesggel."e; - Sunday ExpressGynyrA utazs emberi leteken t, az idA n t, a szerelmen t."e; - VogueMesterien megrt regny."e; - The Daily Mail

Sarah Winman Collection: WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS

Sarah Winman Collection: WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS

Author: Sarah Winman Format: eBook Release Date: 31/08/2017

Available together for the first time, Sarah Winman's first two stunning novels, WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT and A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS. Discover one of the UK's most eloquent and moving writers through her Sunday Times bestselling, critically acclaimed literary sensations. 'Winman's narrative voice is beautifully true' The TimesIf you've never read the phenomenon that is WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT, now is your chance. It's a book about a brother and sister. It's a book about childhood and growing up, friendships and families, triumph and tragedy and everything in between. More than anything, it's a book about love in all its forms.Then experience the sheer joy of A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS, a book that Rosamund Lupton described as 'a glorious poem of a novel'. This is a story about Marvellous Ways, an eighty-nine-year-old woman who sits by a creek in Cornwall, waiting for a last adventure. It's about Francis Drake, a young soldier who washes up there, reeling from war and broken-hearted. It's about the magic in everyday life and the lure of the sea, and how we carry on when grief comes snapping at our heels.Two stories. Two journeys. Two reading experiences you'll never forget.

Year of Marvellous Ways

Year of Marvellous Ways

Author: Sarah Winman Format: eBook Release Date: 04/10/2016

V 2011 godu debyutnyj roman anglijskoj aktrisy Sary Uinman "e;Kogda bog byl krolikom stal nastoyashchej sensaciej. EHta "e;bezukoriznenno tochnaya i hvatayushchaya za dushu, v ravnoj mere komichnaya i tragichnaya istoriya byla perevedena na neskol'ko desyatkov yazykov i razoshlas' po vsemu miru mnogomillionnym tirazhom. Vtoroj knigi Uinman prishlos' zhdat' chetyre goda - i ozhidaniya opravdalis' v polnoj mere. Itak, poznakom'tes' s Divniej Lad. Ej 89 let, i vsyu zhizn' ona zhila v glushi u poberezh'ya Kornuolla. Pogovarivayut, chto ona ved'ma i chto v rodu u nee byli rusalki. Teper' ona dni naprolet sidit u vody s podzornoj truboj i zhdet - sama ne znaya chego. Poka ne poyavlyaetsya Frehnsis Drejk - tezka i odnofamilec znamenitogo moreplavatelya. Posle vojny Drejk ne toropilsya vernut'sya domoj, zaderzhavshis' na dva goda vo Francii. No on poobeshchal umirayushchemu soldatu, sluchajno vstrechennomu v polevom gospitale, chto dostavit pis'mo ego otcu v Kornuoll, - i, sam ne vedaya kak, okazalsya v domike u Divnii Lad... Vpervye na russkom - udivitel'nyj roman o lyubvi i smerti, o magii povsednevnogo i o vlastnom prityazhenii morya, o ternovom dzhine i o celitel'noj sile istorij, kotorye my rasskazyvaem.

Cand Dumnezeu era iepure

Cand Dumnezeu era iepure

Author: Sarah Winman Format: eBook Release Date: 14/06/2016

Lumea lui Elly este modelata de cei care o locuiesc: parintii iubitori, dar teribil de neatenti; cea mai buna prietena, care miroase permanent a chipsuri si care stie cuvinte sofisticate; un vecin batran care-i face avansuri; iepurele pe care l-a botezat dumnezeu"e;. Intr-o copilarie condimentata cu momente deopotriva obisnuite si extraordinare, singura constanta in viata lui Elly este fratele ei. Douazeci de ani mai tarziu, Elly si Joe sunt adulti, dar ii uneste aceeasi legatura puternica din copilarie. Pana cand, intr-o dimineata senina, un eveniment cutremurator ameninta sa le distruga pentru totdeauna relatia.Inceputa la sfarsitul anilor 1960 si penduland intre Essex, coasta salbatica a Cornwallului si strazile din New York, povestea lui Elly este o poveste despre copilarie, despre prietenie, despre partea intunecata a dragostei si a sexului, despre forta legaturilor de familie. Mai mult decat orice, este o poveste despre dragoste, in toate formele ei.Sarah Winman (n. 1964) este actrita si scriitoare britanica. A crescut in Essex si a urmat cursurile Academiei de Arte Dramatice Webber Douglas, apoi a urmat o cariera in teatru, film si televiziune. In 2011, romanul ei de debut Cand Dumnezeu era iepure a devenit bestseller international, iar autoarea a castigat mai multe premii, printre care se numara Galaxy National Book Award, sectiunea New Writer of the Year. Locuieste in Londra.

A Year of Marvellous Ways The Richard and Judy Bestseller

A Year of Marvellous Ways The Richard and Judy Bestseller

Author: Sarah Winman Format: Paperback Release Date: 31/12/2015

Marvellous Ways is eighty-nine years old and has lived alone in a remote Cornish creek for nearly all her life. Lately she's taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. She's waiting for something - she's not sure what, but she'll know it when she sees it. Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the Second World War. When his promise to fulfil a dying man's last wish sees him wash up in Marvellous' creek, broken in body and spirit, the old woman comes to his aid. A Year of Marvellous Ways is a glorious, life-affirming story about the magic in everyday life and the pull of the sea, the healing powers of storytelling and sloe gin, love and death and how we carry on when grief comes snapping at our heels.

A Year of Marvellous Ways

A Year of Marvellous Ways

Author: Sarah Winman Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/12/2015

A YEAR OF MARVELLOUS WAYS is the unforgettable and completely captivating new novel from Sarah Winman, author of the international bestseller WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT. Marvellous Ways is eighty-nine years old and has lived alone in a remote Cornish creek for nearly all her life. Lately she's taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. She's waiting for something - she's not sure what, but she'll know it when she sees it. Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the Second World War. When his promise to fulfil a dying man's last wish sees him wash up in Marvellous' creek, broken in body and spirit, the old woman comes to his aid.

A Year of Marvellous Ways The Richard and Judy Bestseller

A Year of Marvellous Ways The Richard and Judy Bestseller

Author: Sarah Winman Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/06/2015

Marvellous Ways is eighty-nine years old and has lived alone in a remote Cornish creek for nearly all her life. Lately she's taken to spending her days sitting on a mooring stone by the river with a telescope. She's waiting for something - she's not sure what, but she'll know it when she sees it. Drake is a young soldier left reeling by the Second World War. When his promise to fulfil a dying man's last wish sees him wash up in Marvellous' creek, broken in body and spirit, the old woman comes to his aid. A Year of Marvellous Ways is a glorious, life-affirming story about the magic in everyday life and the pull of the sea, the healing powers of storytelling and sloe gin, love and death and how we carry on when grief comes snapping at our heels.

WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT

WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT

Author: Sarah Winman Format: eBook Release Date: 28/06/2013

Vpervye na russkom - samyj trogatel'nyj literaturnyj debyut poslednih let, zavorazhivayushchaya, polnaya hrupkoj krasoty istoriya o detstve i vzroslenii, o lyubvi i druzhbe vo vsekh myslimyh formah, o tihom geroizme pered licom tragedii. Ne zrya Saru Uinman uzhe prozvali "e;anglijskim Dzhonom Irvingom a ehtot ee roman sravnivali s "e;Otelem N'yu-Gehmpshir Roman o devochke EHlli i ee brate Dzho, ob ih roditelyah i ee podruge Dzhenni Penni, o postoyal'cah, priezzhayushchih v otel', zateryannyj v zhivopisnoj glushi Uehl'sa, i stanovyashchihsya chlenami sem'i, o predelah neobhodimoj samooborony i o krolike po klichke bog. Dejstvie ehtoj unikal'noj semejnoj hroniki ohvatyvaet neskol'ko desyatiletij, i pod zanaves EHlli vspominaet o tom, chto ushlo: "e;O svidetele moej dushi, o svoej detskoj teni, o tekh vremenah, kogda mechty byli malen'kimi i ispolnimymi. Kogda konfety stoili penni, a bog byl krolikom

When God was a Rabbit The Richard and Judy Bestseller

When God was a Rabbit The Richard and Judy Bestseller

Author: Sarah Winman Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 03/03/2011

WHEN GOD WAS A RABBIT is an incredibly exciting debut from an extraordinary new voice in fiction. Spanning four decades, from 1968 onwards, this is the story of a fabulous but flawed family and the slew of ordinary and extraordinary incidents that shape their everyday lives. It is a story about childhood and growing up, loss of innocence, eccentricity, familial ties and friendships, love and life. Stripped down to its bare bones, it's about the unbreakable bond between a brother and sister.

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