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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 Times

If 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.


Reviews for Sarah's bestselling novels: 'Gloriously offbeat... Winman's narrative voice is beautifully true. A superb debut'
The Times
Beguiling... you can't quite get the voice out of your head
Daily Mail
Captivating... rendered with an appealing frankness, precision and emotional acuity
Thronging with incident, wonder and outré language... sharply funny, whimsical and innovative
Beautiful prose that ebbs and flows
Winman excels in her sweeping prose and her unwavering theme of love in all its forms
A truly enchanting book
Irish Times
Beautifully written
Sun on Sunday, Fabulous Magazine