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Sarah Moss

Biography

Sarah Moss

Sarah Moss was educated at Oxford University and is currently a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Warwick. Her books include the novels COLD EARTH, NIGHT WAKING, BODIES OF LIGHT and SIGNS FOR LOST CHILDREN, and the memoir NAMES FOR THE SEA: Strangers in Iceland.

Sarah Moss

Books by Sarah Moss

by Sarah Moss - Fiction

In the north of England, far from the intrusions of cities but not far from civilization, Silvie and her family are living as if they are ancient Britons, surviving by the tools and knowledge of the Iron Age. For two weeks, the length of her father’s vacation, they join an anthropology course set to reenact life in simpler times. Mixing with the students, Silvie begins to see, hear and imagine another kind of life, one that might include going to university, traveling beyond England, choosing her own clothes and food, and speaking her mind. The ancient Britons built ghost walls to ward off enemy invaders. When the group builds one of their own, they find a spiritual connection to the past. What comes next but human sacrifice?