The Lamplighters


Literary Fiction

UK Publication

Macmillan / Picador, 2021

US Publication

Penguin Random House / Viking, 2021


HarperCollins Canada

Press and Reviews

Superbly accomplished . . . The Lamplighters is a whodunnit, horror novel, ghost story and fantastically gripping psychological investigation rolled into one. It is also a…”

Stonex’s story has the mesmerism of a churned winter sea.”

A remarkable book, through every page, every character, the writing resonates with the dark, powerful presence of the sea.”

The novel I've enjoyed most this year.”

I loved The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex – lighthouse keepers, ghosts, warring widows. It’s a wonderfully smart and atmospheric story.”