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The Undertow by Christopher Wakling
  

The Undertow

Family Drama   Literary Fiction   Thriller / Suspense   
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In this tautly written, vividly compelling novel, Christopher Wakling explores the subjective nature of relationships, truth and perception, and the illusion that we are in control of our lives.

If you like Christopher Wakling you might also like to read books by Emma Donoghue, Lionel Shriver and Christos Tsiolkas.

Synopsis

The Undertow by Christopher Wakling

Wilson Taylor is a successful man: the owner of a thriving high-risk business, he has also raised his beloved daughter Anna almost single-handedly since infancy. But nothing can prepare him for the call he receives from Doctor Jo Hoffman, explaining how Anna, now nineteen and travelling abroad, has been gravely injured while swimming in Australiaâs Byron Bay.

Wilson rushes to the other side of the world, ready to assess the situation and fix it. And though the police are convinced it was an accident, Wilsonâs own investigation convinces him someone is to blame. Who was Anna's travelling companion and why did he abandon her? Who is the sinister blackmailer threatening Wilson . . . and how did they get those photos?

Interspersed with Anna's own account of her travels, Wilsonâs quest takes him far from his daughter's bedside and deep into the Australian bush. But how much does he really know – or want to know – about his own child?

About the Author

Christopher Wakling
Christopher Wakling was born in 1970 and has worked as a teacher and lawyer. He lives in London with his wife and son.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th July 2006

Author

Christopher Wakling

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Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Format

Paperback

Categories

Family Drama
Literary Fiction
Thriller / Suspense


ISBN

9780330443210

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