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2020 Costa Awards Winners

The Costa Book Awards honour some of the most outstanding books of the year, from authors based in Britain and Ireland.

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Love After Love

A Novel

By Ingrid Persaud
Narrated by: Ingrid Persaud
Length: 11 hours 46 minutes

“A stellar debut . . . about an unconventional family, fear, hatred, violence, chasing love, losing it and finding it again just when we need it most.”—The New York Times Book Review
WINNER OF THE COSTA BOOK AWARD • “A wonder . . . [This book] teems with real, Trinidadian life.”—Claire Adam, award-winning author of Golden Child

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The Mermaid of Black Conch

By Monique Roffey
Narrated by: Ben Onwukwe & Vivienne Acheampong
Length: 7 hours 36 minutes

Winner of the 2020 Cost Book of the Year Award Winner of the 2020 Costa Novel Award Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2020 Nominated for the Rathbones Folio Prize Nomnated for the Desmond Elliot Prize Features original music created for the audiobook. March 1976: St Constance, a tiny Caribbean village on the island of Black Conch, at the... Read more »

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Voyage of the Sparrowhawk

By Natasha Farrant
Narrated by: Deryn Oliver
Length: 6 hours 53 minutes

Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award THE TIMES and SUNDAY TIMES Children's Book of the Year The second sensational middle-grade standalone that follows an epic voyage from England to France in the aftermath of WW1, from the bestselling author of The Children of Castle Rock. In the aftermath of World War One, everyone is trying to rebuild... Read more »

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