The 2022 Walter Scott Prize went to News of the Dead by James Robertson (Hamish Hamilton). The prize “celebrates outstanding historical novels published in the UK, Ireland and the Commonwealth.” Titles and authors of genre interest on the shortlist also included The Magician by Colm Tóibín (Viking).
The author of the winning title receives £25,000. For more information about the prize, and the full list, see the official site.
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