Author(s): Rose Tremain
Rose Tremain's first novel from 1976. "A rather special work...a tour de force" Joyce Carol Oates, New York Times
'A rather special work-a tour de force' Joyce Carol Oates, New York Times 20020220
"Sadler's Birthday... is a masterly study of a lonely but loyal man, that is deeply felt, intelligent and often touchingly funny..."
"Not many first novels combine imagination and discipline to this degree."
Rose Tremain won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger (Sacred Country), the Sunday Express Book of the Year and the Booker Prize Shortlist (Restoration), the Dylan Thomas Short Story Award (The Colonel's Daughter), a Giles Cooper Award (for the play Temporary Shelter) and the Angel Literary Award (twice).