Win a signed copy of Sebastian Barry's A Thousand Moons and a bottle of American whiskey

A superb follow-up to the 2016 Costa Book of the Year, Days Without End

Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to
learn to live.

Sebastian Barry is back with A Thousand Moons and we're giving you the chance to win a signed copy and a bottle of Booker's True Barrel Bourbon – full bodied American whiskey, packed with flavours of cinnamon and ginger, perfect for drinking alongside this stunning new novel. 

Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole. Living with Thomas and John on the farm they work in 1870s Tennessee, she is educated and loved, forging a life for herself beyond the violence and dis-possession of her past. But the fragile harmony of her unlikely family unit, in the aftermath of the Civil War, is soon threatened by a further traumatic event, one which Winona struggles to confront, let alone understand.

Told in Sebastian Barry's rare and masterly prose, A Thousand Moons is a powerful, moving study of one woman's journey, of her determination to write her own future, and of the enduring human capacity for love.

10 runners-up up will each receive a copy of A Thousand Moons.

5 Caboodle Points


Win a bottle of bourbon and Sebastian Barry's new novel

Enter now and collect 5 Caboodle Points. This competition will close after 25/06/2020.

Terms and Conditions

1 x winner will receive a signed copy of Sebastian Barry's A Thousand Moons and a bottle of Booker's True Barrel Bourbon
10 x runners-up will each receive a signed copy of A Thousand Moons

  • No purchase necessary.
  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Thursday 25th June 2020.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted. Entrants may not win more than one prize. Entrants only need to enter once to be counter in every draw.
  • The prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives, and subject to availability. The Promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize. In exceptional circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to foreclose the competition without notice.
  • The competition is open to UK and Republic of Ireland residents except employees of the Booksellers Association and Book Tokens Ltd., their families, employees of participating bookshops, and anyone else connected with this promotion.
  • Entrants must be aged 18 or over.
  • Entrants will automatically collect 5 Caboodle Points. Find out more about How Caboodle Works.
  • Entrants agree to the Promoter using their details in post-competition publicity. Your details will not be used for any other purpose, or passed onto any third parties, unless specified. Winners’ details may be shared securely with a third-party in order to fulfil the dispatch of competition prizes.
  • We will contact winners by email. In the event of a winner not responding after 14 days, we reserve the right to allocate the prize to another winner, or foreclose the prize. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are incomplete, illegible, incorrect, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the closing date for any reason. Automatically generated entries or entries via third parties are invalid and shall not be considered.
  • The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The Promoter will only use your email address and other personal information as outlined in our privacy policy.
  • Promoter: Book Tokens Ltd, 6 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR.
  • Due to the public health crisis (Covid-19), prizes may be delayed in being dispatched to winners; there may be a delay in contacting winners; there may be unavoidable issues that mean the Promoter needs to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize.

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