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Sceptre is an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, a British publishing house which is a division of Hachette UK.
Founded in 1986 as the literary imprint of
Hodder & Stoughton, Sceptre’s remit is to publish original fiction and non-fiction that aims not just to entertain and absorb but also to stretch the mind: to be thought-provoking, stimulating, surprising and enlightening. [1 ]
Notable publications [ edit ]
- (2004) - winner of the Cloud Atlas British Book Awards Literary Fiction Award, Richard & Judy Book of the Year Award, shortlisted for the 2004 Booker Prize, Nebula Award, and Arthur C. Clarke Award. Adapted into a film (2012) of the same name, starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry. -
(2010) - winner of the 2011 The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet Commonwealth Writers' Prize regional prize, long-listed for the Booker Prize, shortlisted for the 2011 Walter Scott Prize.
(1982) - winner of the Schindler's Ark Man Booker Prize, adapted into the film Schindler's List, directed by Steven Spielberg -
(2007) - shortlisted for the The Widow and Her Hero Miles Franklin Award and for the Prime Minister's Literary Award -
The Daughters of Mars (2012)
(1997) Ingenious Pain -
(2001) - shortlisted for the Oxygen Booker Prize and for the Whitbread Novel Award -
(2011) - winner of the Pure Costa Prize
(2008) - shortlisted for the 2008 The Other Hand Costa Book Award -
(2010) - shortlisted for the Boxer, Beetle Guardian First Book Award 2010
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Cited Sources [ edit ]
^ "Imprints". About Us. Hodder & Stoughton . Retrieved 13 September 2012.