Paul Watkins





Paul Watkins


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in The United Kingdom
January 01, 1964

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Paul Watkins is an American author who currently lives with his wife and two children in Hightstown, New Jersey. He is a teacher and writer-in-residence at The Peddie School, and formerly taught at Lawrenceville School. He attended the Dragon School, Oxford, Eton and Yale University. He received a B.A. from Yale and was a University Fellow at Syracuse University, New York. His recollections of his time at the Dragon School and Eton form his autobiographical work Stand Before Your God: An American Schoolboy in England.

Writes crime fiction set at the birth of Stalin's Russia under Sam Eastland.

Average rating: 3.8 · 1,684 ratings · 175 reviews · 35 distinct works · Similar authors
The Forger

3.75 avg rating — 328 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
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Stand Before Your God: An A...

4.04 avg rating — 246 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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Night Over Day Over Night

4.03 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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Thunder God

3.48 avg rating — 160 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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The Ice Soldier

3.56 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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In the Blue Light of Africa...

4.17 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1990 — 7 editions
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The Story of My Disappearan...

3.70 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Calm at Sunset, Calm at Daw...

3.81 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1989 — 8 editions
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The Fellowship of Ghosts: A...

3.85 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 2004 — 2 editions
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The Promise of Light: A Novel

3.68 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
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“I looked at Tarbox and saw he was a dangerous and ugly man. It was as if he had been born in someone's nightmare, then kicked his way out of their head.”
Paul Watkins, The Promise of Light

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