The debut smash-hit sensation of 2011 is the perfect Christmas gift for book worms. Now with a special limited edition winter jacket, it’s so pretty you don’t even need to wrap it!
When God Was a Rabbit has been the book on the lips of fiction fans across the country.
The runaway debut success of the year, former actress Sarah Winman’s first novel leapt into the bestseller charts back in March and has continued to sell at a phenomenal rate, recently smashing through the 200,000 copies mark. Even Kate Middleton was spotted buying hers!
The beautifully-wrought family tale of two siblings grappling with life as children and then as adults, notched up a raft of accolades and awards, including selection for the Waterstone’s 11, which recognises the most talented debut novelists of the year, and the 2011 Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Newton First Book Award.
Rabbit has been shortlisted for two prestigious Galaxy Book Awards: the New Writer of the Year and Paperback of the Year; and was the people’s choice in the much-coveted Richard & Judy Book Club.
A magical tale of love and innocence, the critics fell for it too: