A Richard and Judy bookclub favourite, Goodreads historical category winner, The New York Times bestseller, Soon to be a major film starring Michael Fassbender and Alice Vikander. "Extraordinary and heartrending". (MARKUS ZUSAK, author of The Book Thief). A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island.
It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision.
They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours. "A moving tale ...prepare to weep". (New York Times). "Unforgettable". (Guardian).
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 464 pages, map
- Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/05/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780552778473