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When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
  

When God Was a Rabbit

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One of our Debuts of the Year 2011.

Winner of the Galaxy New Writer of the Year Award 2011.

Shortlisted for the Galaxy Paperback of the Year 2011.

An utterly charming family saga with an eccentric mix of slightly strange people. A page-turner with a gritty plot gently told so the grimness comes upon you unexpectedly. Highly recommended.

June 2011 Mega Debut of the Month and eBook of the Month.

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This debut novel, charting the up and down, but unbreakable bond between a brother and sister, has been described by reviewers as ‘a little piece of heaven’, ‘enchanting’ and ‘completely incredible’. High praise indeed – but rest assured we wholeheartedly agree and urge you to make space for this story about childhood and growing up, the loss of innocence, eccentricity, familial ties and friendships, love and life. You need it for yourself and for your bookshelf. Read the Opening Extract today…

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Synopsis

When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman

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. Stripped down to its bare bones, it's about the unbreakable bond between a brother and sister.

Reviews

'At times laugh-out-loud funny, at others gut-wrenchingly sad, the book is peppered with unique and complex characters who are so original, well-observed and believable that you'll be completely absorbed into their world'
Easy Living

'A story of siblings, friendship, secrets and love, told with sadness and humour'
Marie Claire

'A genuinely captivating read'
Glamour

'In the way that David Nicholls' ONE DAY follows two people through their lives, this traces a family story over four decades in the most unexpected way' Red Magazine

'Mesmerising' Good Housekeeping

About the Author

Sarah Winman

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.

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Publication date

12th May 2011

Author

Sarah Winman

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755379309

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