Title Profile & Character Information

The Night Watch

Annotation
Written by the author of the Booker Prize finalist "Fingersmith," this novel of relationships set in 1940s London brims with vivid historical detail, thrilling coincidences, and psychological complexity.

Awards
2007  Lambda Literary Awards

Characters
NameKay
GenderFemale
OccupationDriver
TraitLesbian

NameHelen
GenderFemale
TraitLesbian

NameViv
GenderFemale

GenreWar
Historical
Fiction
Love story
TopicsWorld War II
Womens lives
Lesbians
Brothers and sisters
Soldiers
Bombings
War-torn lovers
Married men
Love affairs
Passion
SettingLondon, England