Tuesday, November 28

Costa Book Award

1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1992 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1992 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerPoor ThingsAlasdair GrayWhat strange secret made rich, beautiful, tempestuous Bella Baxter irresistible to the poor Scottish medical student Archie McCandless? Was it her mysterious origin in the home of his monstrous friend Godwin Baxter, the genius whose voice could perforate e...Amazon
1991 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1991 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1991 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerThe Queen of the TambourineJane GardamEliza Peabody is one of those dangerously blameless women who believes she has God in her pocket. She is too enthusiastic; she talks too much. Her concern for the welfare of her wealthySouth London neighbours extends to ingenuous well-meaning notes of unso...Amazon
1990 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1990 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1990 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerHopeful MonstersNicholas MosleyThis Whitbread Book of The Year Award winner for 1990 is the final novel of the "Catastrophe Practice" series. Set in the 1920s and 30s it tells the story of two young radicals, Max and Eleanor, who meet, love, separate and come together again during the m...Amazon
1989 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1989 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1989 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerThe Chymical WeddingLindsay ClarkeSoon after moving to the secluded Norfolk village of Munding, Alex Darken has a disturbing encounter with the ageing poet Edward Nesbit and his young lover Laura. They are obsessively researching the lives of Sir Henry Agnew and his daughter Louisa who liv...Amazon
1987 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1987 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1987 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerThe Child in TimeIan McEwanStephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realize...Amazon
1986 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1986 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1986 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerAn Artist of the Floating WorldKazuo IshiguroFrom the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to the celebration of physical beau...Amazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1985 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1985 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerHawksmoorPeter AckroydThere is no Light without Darknesse and no Substance without Shaddowe.' So proclaims Nicholas Dyer, assistant to Sir Christopher Wren and man with a commission to build seven London churches to stand as beacons of the enlightenment. But Dyer plans to conc...Amazon
1984 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1984 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1984 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerKruger's AlpChristopher HopeTheodore Blanchaille is searching for the missing millions of the Boer leader Paul Kruger, and his lost city of gold. As a child he had heard tales of Kruger from a wayward priest; what follows is an astonishing journey that takes Blanchaille through a lan...Amazon
1983 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Costa Book Award, Costa Book Award - Novel

1983 Costa Book Award – Novel Winner and Nominees

1983 Costa Book Award - Novel WinnerFools of FortuneWilliam TrevorFools of Fortune by William Trevor - a classic early novel from one of the world's greatest writers Winner of the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel of the Year Murder and revenge during the Irish Civil War The Quintons have lived in the old house in Cork for ...Amazon