The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

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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 more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 28mm | 539.77g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Trade Paperback.
  • 0857521012
  • 9780857521019
  • 54,841

About M L Stedman

M L Stedman was born and raised in Western Australia and now lives in London. This is her first novel. THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS was a New York Times Top Ten bestseller and is being published in thirty-three territories to date. Film rights have been sold in a major deal to Spielberg's Dreamworks. It is also the winner of the 2013 Indie Book of the Year in Australia. Find out more at more

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"An extraordinary and heart-rending book about good people, tragic decisions and the beauty found in each of them." MARKUS ZUSAK, author of THE BOOK THIEF "An extraordinary and heart-rending book about good people, tragic decisions, and the beauty found in each of them" -- Markus Zusak, author of "The Book Thief" "A love story that is both persuasive and tender" The Sunday Times "A description of the extraordinary, sustaining power of a marriage to bind two people together in love, through the most emotionally harrowing circumstances" Daily Mail "A spectacularly sure storyteller ... Reading The Light Between Oceans is a total-immersion experience, extraordinarily moving." -- Monica Ali, author of BRICK LANEshow more