Alison Moore

Writer of fiction, from novels to a story on a postcard

The Pre-War House and Other StoriesThe Pre-War House and Other StoriesThe Pre-War House and Other StoriesThe Pre-War House and Other Stories

Alison Moore's first novel, The Lighthouse, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Awards (New Writer of the Year), winning the McKitterick Prize. Both The Lighthouse and her second novel, He Wants, were Observer Books of the Year. A third novel, Death and the Seaside, is out now. Her shorter fiction has been included in Best British Short Stories and​ Best British Horror anthologies, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra and collected in The Pre-War House and Other Stories. Born in Manchester in 1971, Alison lives in a village on the Leicestershire-Nottinghamshire border with her husband and son and is an honorary lecturer in the School of English at the University of Nottingham.

Praise for The Lighthouse

 A haunting and accomplished novel 

Katy Guest, The Independent on Sunday Read More