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Relativity

Relativity Pub: 24/06/2015

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Synopsis

Ethan is a bright young boy obsessed with physics and astronomy who lives with his mother, Claire. Claire has been a wonderful parent to Ethan, but he's becoming increasingly curious about his father's absence in his life, wanting to fill in the gaps.

Claire's life is centred on Ethan; she is fiercely protective of her talented, vulnerable son, and of her own feelings. When Ethan falls ill, tied to a tragic event from when he was a baby, Claire's tightly held world is split open.

On the other side of the country, Mark is trying to forget about the events that tore his family apart. Then a sudden and unexpected call home forces him to confront his past, and the hole in his life that was once filled with his wife Claire and his son Ethan.

When Ethan secretly intercepts a letter from Mark to Claire, he unleashes long-suppressed forces that – like gravity – pull the three together again, testing the limits of love and forgiveness.

Heart-wrenching, absorbing and magical, Relativity is an irresistible novel about science, love, unbreakable bonds and irreversible acts.

‘Relativity is wonderful, a beautifully written, heartbreaking novel that I feel certain will find the huge audience it deserves.' SJ Watson, author of Before I Go to Sleep and Second Life

'Relativity is a transcendental book that manages to stay grounded and true in its warmth and pathos. With fully realised characters and a gripping storyline that unfolds into a carefully constructed equation of familial love, I could not put it down.' Alice Pung, author of Unpolished Gem and Laurinda

 

Product details

ISBN:
9780670078585
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Publication Date:
24-06-2015
Publisher:
Penguin Australia Pty Ltd
Edition:
1st Edition
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
233x155x27mm
Weight:
0.45kg

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Average Rating: 5 / 5 (2 Ratings)

Debut Australian will have you on the edge

by (15/06/2015)

Relativity is written by a debut Australian and what a fabulous book it is. At the heart of the book is Ethan who is trying to work out his space in the world. What happened to this broken family and what is Ethan’s mum trying to hide from him? It’s a book about forgiveness, secrets, the brain and we thoroughly recommend.

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