Sarah Moss | 'In some ways it’s a novel in which nothing happens until the end—when it really does!'

Sarah Moss | 'In some ways it’s a novel in which nothing happens until the end—when it really does!'

Since her 2009 début Cold Earth, Sarah Moss has quietly carved out a reputation as one of this country’s most interesting contemporary novelists. Her six novels to date—all published by Granta—show an extraordinary range. Max Porter, her former editor and friend, has described her work as “combining extraordinary intellectual acuity with technical virtuosity in ways very few living novelists do”.

Summerwater, Moss’ seventh novel and her first for Picador, is set on a rainy Scottish campsite over the course of a single day. The holidaying residents of six tatty cabins, cooped up with their ...

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