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The Light Between Oceans

by M. L. Stedman

Debut Books of the Month Family Drama Historical Fiction Modern and Classic Literary Fiction Relationship Stories

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May 2012 MEGA Debut of the Month.

What a brilliant and memorable debut. Superb characters, heart-rending plot and, set on an island 100 miles from Australia, a uniquely beautiful setting. After the horrors of WW1 Tom finds first solace as a lighthouse keeper and joy as he shares the experience with his young wife. Then one morning a decision they take, seemingly for the best, has devastating consequences. We think this is a perfect book for reading groups.

 

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The Light Between Oceans Synopsis

Would you accept a chance for happiness even if it wasn't yours to have?

 

 

This is a story about a lighthouse keeper and his wife, who live on a lonely island with just seagulls, stars and buffeting winds for company. It's about a tiny baby and a dead man in a boat that drifts ashore one April morning, and the apparently harmless decision made that day. More than anything, it's a story about right and wrong, and how sometimes they look the same.

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Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857521002
Publication date: 26th April 2012
Author: M. L. Stedman
Publisher: Doubleday an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: Debuts of the Month, Family Drama, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Reading Groups, Relationship Stories,
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About M. L. Stedman

M L Stedman was born and raised in Western Australia and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans is her first novel. An award-winning international bestseller, the book has already sold over two million copies in around 40 languages. It has recently been made into a Dreamworks film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, produced by Heyday Films.

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