The Bird of Night

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The Bird of Night
First edition
Author Susan Hill
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Published 1972 (Hamish Hamilton)
Pages 186
ISBN 0-241-02258-4

The Bird of Night is a novel by Susan Hill. It won the 1972 Whitbread Award, and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Susan Hill commented in 2006: A novel of mine was shortlisted for Booker and won the Whitbread Prize for Fiction. It was a book I have never rated. I don't think it works, though there are a few good things in it. I don't believe in the characters or the story.[1]


  1. ^ Susan Hill's blog entry 20 Aug 2006

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