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Rachel Seiffert

Biography

Rachel Seiffert

Rachel Seiffert’s first novel, THE DARK ROOM, was short-listed for the Booker Prize, won the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Prize, and was the basis for the acclaimed motion picture Lore. She was one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists in 2003; in 2004, FIELD STUDY, her collection of short stories, received an award from PEN Inter-national. Her second novel, AFTERWARDS, was long-listed for the 2007 Orange Prize, and in 2011 she received the E. M. Forster Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her books have been published in eighteen languages. Formerly of Glasgow, she now lives in London with her family.

Rachel Seiffert

Books by Rachel Seiffert

by Rachel Seiffert - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary, Literary Fiction

Early on a grey November morning in 1941, only weeks after the German invasion, a small Ukrainian town is overrun by the SS. This new novel from the award-winning author of the Booker Prize short-listed THE DARK ROOM tells of the three days that follow and the lives that are overturned in the process.

by Rachel Seiffert - Family, Fiction, Literary

Stevie hasn’t yet told his family that he’s back in Glasgow. He’s not far from his uncle Eric, who left for love, an emotion Stevie has toughened himself against. Stevie’s mother, Lindsey, ran her whole life. From her father, her husband, and eventually Stevie. Moving between Stevie’s contemporary life and the story of his parents, THE WALK HOME is about love, family, cutting ties, and getting drawn back in.