New novel by Ian McGuire receives extraordinary press coverage
(1 April 2016)
Co-Director of the Centre for New Writing Ian McGuire's new novel The North Water was published this February in the UK by Scribner, and was launched in at an event in Manchester with Ian and Rupert Thomson. Since then the novel has garnered extraordinary press coverage in such journals at The Financial Times, The Guardian and The Irish Times. Hilary Mantel described it as 'A tour de force of narrative tension and a masterful reconstruction of a lost world that seems to exist at the limits of the human imagination'.
- 'Stunning' says the Financial Times
- The Independent says 'totally gripping'
- Read The Guardian review
- Catch up with BBC Radio 4’s 'Saturday Review' featuring The North Water
- Read more on the publisher’s website and the Centre for New Writing