This is the official website of Ian Weir, a playwright, screenwriter and novelist living near Vancouver, BC.
Longlisted for the 2016 International Dublin Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2015 Sunburst Award.
A "Globe 100" Best Book of 2014.
“A splendid literary achievement, and a genuine pleasure.”
– The Globe and Mail
Finalist for four awards, including the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book, and chosen by The Library Journal as one of the best historical novels of 2011.
“‘Dickensian’ is an adjective too often misused in describing books set in Victorian England. It is, however, the perfect word for this superb novel....Marvellous from the first paragraph.”
--The Globe and Mail