• Archipelago

    Archipelago (Paperback) By (author) Monique Roffey

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    DescriptionWhen a flood destroys Gavin Weald's home, tearing apart his family and his way of life, he doesn't know how to continue. A year later, he returns to his rebuilt home and tries to start again, but when the new rainy season arrives, so do his daughter's nightmares about the torrents, and life there becomes unbearable. So father and daughter - and their dog - embark upon a voyage to make peace with the waters. Their journey will take them far from their Caribbean island home, into other unknown harbours and eventually across a massive ocean. They will sail through archipelagos, encounter the grandeur of the sea, meet with the challenges and surprises of the natural world. A miraculous future lies ahead of them, unknown territories await to be discovered. But it will take more than an ocean to put the memory of the flood behind them...


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    Title
    Archipelago
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Monique Roffey
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 423 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780857203106
    ISBN 10: 085720310X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Libri: ENGL3010, ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Libri: TRIN0800
    Edition statement
    Trade Paperback.
    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Imprint name
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Publication date
    30 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Monique Roffey was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and educated in the UK. Her highly acclaimed debut novel, Sun Dog, was published in 2002. Since then she has worked as a Centre Director for the Arvon Foundation and has held the post of Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Sussex and Chichester universities. She currently lives in Harlesden, north London, where she spends most of the day in her pyjamas, writing. www.moniqueroffey.co.uk