Walter Scott Prize Winners

The Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction founded in 2010 rewards "writing of exceptional quality with a setting of Sixty Years since" (i.e.

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The Long Take

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3.89 avg rating — 1,680 ratings
Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction (2019)
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The Gallows Pole

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4.21 avg rating — 1,404 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2018)
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Days Without End

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Walter Scott Prize (2017)
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Tightrope (Marian Sutro, #2)

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3.78 avg rating — 1,962 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2016)
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The Ten Thousand Things

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3.74 avg rating — 155 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2015)
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An Officer and a Spy

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4.17 avg rating — 20,200 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2014)
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The Garden of Evening Mists

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4.11 avg rating — 17,483 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2013)
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On Canaan's Side

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3.84 avg rating — 4,668 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2012)
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The Long Song

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3.71 avg rating — 7,771 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2011)
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Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell,...

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3.87 avg rating — 145,814 ratings
Walter Scott Prize (2010)
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nominees

After the Party

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3.50 avg rating — 1,929 ratings
Walter Scott Prize Nominee for Longlist (2019)
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A Long Way From Home

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3.57 avg rating — 2,539 ratings
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Dark Water

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3.79 avg rating — 97 ratings
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Now We Shall Be Entirely Free

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3.91 avg rating — 1,807 ratings
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The Wanderers (The West Cou...

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4.11 avg rating — 300 ratings
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Warlight

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3.63 avg rating — 31,440 ratings
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Little

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The Western Wind

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All the Lives We Never Lived

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3.65 avg rating — 1,159 ratings
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Tombland (Matthew Shardlake...

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Washington Black

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The Bedlam Stacks

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4.02 avg rating — 5,813 ratings
Walter Scott Prize Nominee for Longlist (2018)
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The Horseman (The West Coun...

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The Draughtsman

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3.95 avg rating — 193 ratings
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Prussian Blue (Bernie Gunth...

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4.27 avg rating — 4,184 ratings
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The Last Man in Europe

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3.88 avg rating — 466 ratings
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Birdcage Walk

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3.69 avg rating — 4,019 ratings
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The Clocks in This House Al...

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3.66 avg rating — 407 ratings
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Miss Boston and Miss Hargre...

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3.69 avg rating — 264 ratings
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The Wardrobe Mistress

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3.20 avg rating — 368 ratings
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