Paul Watkins





Paul Watkins

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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: 3.74 · 1,162 ratings · 130 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Stand Before Your God: An A...
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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The Forger
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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Night Over Day Over Night
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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The Ice Soldier: A Novel
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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The Story of My Disappearan...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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Thunder God
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 2004 — 4 editions
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In the Blue Light of Africa...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1990 — 6 editions
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Calm at Sunset, Calm at Daw...
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 1989 — 7 editions
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The Promise of Light: A Novel
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1992 — 6 editions
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Archangel
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 1996 — 9 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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