Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Simon Mawer Wins 2016 Walter Scott Prize

Posted at 11:06AM Monday 20 Jun 2016
Simon Mawer has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction for his novel Tightrope. 
Tightrope follows Marian Sutro, who has survived Ravensbruck and is back in dreary London trying to pick up the pieces of her post-War life. It is Simon Mawer's tenth novel; his seventh, The Glass Room, was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize in 2010. bordersbookfestival.org

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