We are delighted to announce that Sarah Perry has been shortlisted for Best Popular Fiction and UK Author of the Year at this year's Specsavers National Book Awards for her Sunday Times bestselling third novel Melmoth.

The follow up to her #1 besteller The Essex Serpent which won Book of the Year at the British Book Awards 2016 and was Waterstones Book of the Year 2016, Melmoth is a gothic masterpiece of moral complexity, asking us profound questions about mercy, redemption, and how to make the best of our conflicted world. 

The other books on the shortlists are:

Popular Fiction

Mythos by Stephen Fry
A Keeper by Graham Norton
Munich by Robert Harris
Faking Friends by Jane Fallon
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
The Break by Marian Keyes
Still Me by Jojo Moyes

UK Author

Sebastian Faulks - Paris Echo
Matt Haig - Notes on a Nervous Planet
Philip Pullman - La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Vol 1
JK Rowling and Robert Galbraith - Lethal White
Jacqueline Wilson - My Mum Tracy Beaker

www.nationalbookawards.co.uk

Follow the conversation on Twitter #NationalBookAwards

Buy your copy of Melmoth with free UK shipping