The Surface Breaks: a reimagining of The Little Mermaid

The Surface Breaks: a reimagining of The Little Mermaid

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Think you know the story of The Little Mermaid? Think again...

This is a book with the darkest of undercurrents, full of rage
and rallying cries: storytelling at its most spellbinding.

Deep beneath the sea, off the cold Irish coast, Gaia is a young
mermaid who dreams of freedom from her controlling father. On
her first swim to the surface, she is drawn towards a human boy.
She longs to join his carefree world, but how much will she have
to sacrifice?
What will it take for the little mermaid to find her voice?
Hans Christian Andersen's original fairy tale is reimagined through
a searing feminist lens, with the stunning, scalpel-sharp writing
and world building that has won Louise her legions of devoted
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Product details

  • 12-15
  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 146 x 205 x 29mm | 380g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781407185538
  • 13,048

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