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Escape to the ocean this summer with the entrancing, unforgettable winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020. 'A unique talent' Bernardine EvaristoNear the island of Black Conch, a fisherman sings to himself while waiting for a catch.
But David attracts a sea-dweller that he never expected - Aycayia, an innocent young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid. When American tourists capture Aycayia, David rescues her and vows to win her trust.
Slowly, painfully, she transforms into a woman again.
Yet as their love grows, they discover that the world around them is changing - and they cannot escape the curse for ever . . . 'A bittersweet love story . . . A joy to read' BBC News'A fiercely modern mermaid story' The Times'Wondrous . . . A striking achievement' Sunday Times 'Not your standard mermaid' Margaret Atwood
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