Baileys Longlisted: The Shore

All of us here at Windmill Books are thrilled to be publishing SARA TAYLOR’s amazing debut THE SHORE later this month…here’s just some of the amazing coverage it has received so far:


‘A vivid exploration of the struggle for autonomy and the many meanings of what we call home.’ Eimear McBride, author of A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

‘I loved this book… Epic in breadth but glittering in its detail The Shore is utterly absorbing.’ Catherine O’Flynn, author of What Was Lost

‘This is not a novel for the faint hearted but dare to read it for the sinuous fluency of the writing.’ Maureen Duffy

‘Sara Taylor has a completely natural, unforced feel for language and voice: a remarkable debut.’ Adam Thorpe

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‘Reminiscent of David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas and just as ambitious.’ Debuts of 2015 feature, Stylist

‘Lyrical writing and quietly tragic storytelling.’ Best Debut Fiction of 2015 feature in Huffington Post

‘A promising debut from an original new voice in fiction’ Authors to Watch in 2015 feature in Big Issue in the North

‘Magnificent if harrowing. Nearest comparison maybe Susan Barker’s The Incarnations’ Jonathan Ruppin, Foyles

‘A disturbingly assured debut from an author so young. I was shocked, enthralled and loved it’ Harry Illingworth, Goldsboro Books

The Shore will publish on 19/03/2015 – get hold of your copy now

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