The Women of Troy by Pat Barker coming in August 2021

Hamish Hamilton has acquired Pat Barker’s The Women of Troy, the “eagerly awaited” sequel to The Silence of the Girls (Penguin, 2019), to be published in August 2021.

The Silence of the Girls won the 2019 Independent Bookshop Week Book Awards Adult Category and was shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019, among other awards. It has sold 159,359 copies across all editions via Nielsen BookScan’s UK TCM.

Barker said: “I am delighted to be working once again with the excellent team at Hamish Hamilton who did such a brilliant job of publishing The Silence of the Girls.” Click here to read more.