The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

Paperback THORNDIKE PRESS LARGE PRINT Core

By (author) M L Stedman

$15.12
List price $17.00
You save $1.88 11% off

Free delivery worldwide
Available
Dispatched in 2 business days
When will my order arrive?

Additional formats available

Format
Hardback $18.09
CD-Audio $27.81
  • Publisher: Large Print Press
  • Format: Paperback | 551 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 213mm x 28mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 9 April 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1594136327
  • ISBN 13: 9781594136320
  • Edition: Large type / large print
  • Edition statement: large type edition
  • Sales rank: 22,432

Product description

AFTER FOUR HARROWING YEARS ON THE WESTERN Front, Tom Sherbourne returns to Australia and takes a job as the lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, nearly half a day's journey from the coast. To this isolated island, where the supply boat comes once a season, Tom brings a young, bold, and loving wife, Isabel. Years later, after two miscarriages and one stillbirth, the grieving Isabel hears a baby's cries on the wind. A boat has washed up onshore carrying a dead man and a living baby. Tom, who keeps meticulous records and whose moral principles have withstood a horrific war, wants to report the man and infant immediately. But Isabel insists the baby is a "gift from God," and against Tom's judgment, they claim her as their own and name her Lucy. When she is two, Tom and Isabel return to the mainland and are reminded that there are other people in the world. Their choice has devastated one of them.

Other people who viewed this bought:

Showing items 1 to 10 of 10

Other books in this category

Showing items 1 to 11 of 11
Categories:

Review quote

"This fine, suspenseful debut explores desperation, morality, and loss, and considers the damaging ways in which we store our private sorrows, and the consequences of such terrible secrets."--"Martha Stewart Whole Living"