The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (Raven) has won the 2018 Costa First Novel award.
The Costa Book Awards recognizes “some of the most enjoyable books of the year, written by authors based in the UK and Ireland.” Each winner in the five individual categories receives £5,000. The Costa Book of the Year, an award accompanied by a £30,000 prize, will be selected from the category winners and announced January 29, 2019. This year’s judges for the First Novel category were Emma Corfield-Walters, Nina Pottell, and Sathnam Sanghera.
For more information, including complete winners, see the Costa website.
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