Marina Warner

Publications: Novels

The Leto Bundle (2001)

Leto, a picaresque heroine of our times, spans time and space: she has twins, lives for a time with wolves, stows away on a ship loaded with plundered antiquities, and works in a hotel in the war-torn city of Tirzah. Eventually, she reaches the present …

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Indigo or Mapping The Waters (1992)

Chatto & Windus, London 1992 Translated into Dutch, German, French Vintage (paperback) UK Simon & Schuster USA Inspired by The Tempest, Indigo traces the scars of colonialism across continents, family blood-lines and three centuries. Rich, sens …

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The Lost Father (1988)

Vintage (paperback) UK, 1987 Simon & Schuster (hardback) US, l987, (Regional Winner (Eurasia) in the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize PEN/Macmillan Silver Pen Award, Booker Prize shortlist Translated into Norwegian, Dutch, German, Italian and French Lik …

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The Skating Party (1982)

New edition (1992) Depicting a skating party on a frozen river in the Fens, this novel draws together fragments of myth, painting and tribal custom, to create a picture of people tragically at odds in their need for love and in their mastery of the way …

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The Impossible Series (1981)

    The Wobbly Tooth, Methuen Publishing, (London 1984) The Impossible Rocket (London, 1982-83) The Impossible Night (London, 1982-83) The Impossible Day (London, 1982-83) The Impossible Bath (Un Bain Pas Comme Les Autres) (London, 1982-83) ” …

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In a Dark Wood (1977)

New edition published 1992 by Vintage In A Dark Wood tells the story of two brothers, both brought up in China and now approaching the end of their careers. Gabriel Namier, a Jesuit priest, is working on the life of Andrew da Rocha, SJ, astronomer and …

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