As a boy, Charlie St Cloud narrowly survived a car crash that killed Sam, his little brother.
Years later, still unable to recover from his loss, Charlie has taken a job tending to the lawns and monuments in the New England cemetery where Sam is buried.
When he meets Tess Carroll, a captivating, adventurous woman in training for a solo sailing trip around the globe, they discover a beautiful and uncommon connection that, after a violent storm at sea, eventually forces them to choose between death and life, past and present, holding on and letting go. The Death and Life of Charlie St Cloud is a romantic and uplifting novel about second chances and the liberating power of love.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 288 pages
- Publisher: Pan Macmillan
- Publication Date: 01/05/2005
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780330488907