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From The Wreck

From The Wreck

by Jane Rawson
Paperback
Publication Date: 01/10/2020
RRP  $25.95 $25.75
'This strange story of love and loneliness, which explores how we all long to belong, is simply wonderful.' Daily Mail

When, in 1859, George Hills is pulled from the wreck of the steamship Admella, he carries with him the uneasy memory of a fellow survivor. Someone else - or something else - kept him warm as he lay dying, half-submerged in the freezing Southern Ocean, kept him bound to life.

As George adapts to his life back on land, he can't quite escape the feeling that he wasn't alone when he emerged from the ocean that day, that a familiar presence has been watching him ever since. What the creature might want from him - his life? His first-born? Simply to return to its home? - will pursue him, and call him back to the water, where it all began.

'[A] singular novel . . . [From the Wreck] movingly explores themes of loss, loneliness and guilt.' Guardian

'An absorbing, disturbing read, full of deep currents and lurking fears.' Adrian Tchaikovsky, Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author of The Children of Time
ISBN:
9781529006568
9781529006568
Category:
Science fiction
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
01-10-2020
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
196x129x19mm
Weight:
0.2kg
Jane Rawson

Jane Rawson is the author of a novel, A wrong turn at the Office of Unmade Lists, a novella, Formaldehyde, and the non-fiction book The Handbook: surviving & living with climate change.

Her second novel, From the wreck, will be out with Transit Lounge in early 2017.

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