Paul Kingsnorth's crowdfunded novel wins book of the year award

The Wake wins honour from the Bookseller magazine, recognising both the book and its innovative publisher UnboundPaul Kingsnorth’s crowdfunded novel The Wake, which the author wrote in an invented form of Old English and originally envisaged self-publishing, has won the inaugural book of the year prize at the Bookseller industry awards.The prize is intended to recognise the publisher as well as the book, and goes to both Kingsnorth and Unbound, the crowdfunding publisher which released The Wake last year after raising money from readers. The novel is set in 1066, and tells the story of guerrilla fighters who take up arms against the Norman invaders in the Lincolnshire fens. It is written in a reimagined version of Old English after Kingsnorth found that modern English “didn’t fit” the world he was creating. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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