The Stranding

Kate Sawyer (Author)
Pre-Order   Ships 24 June 2021

Description

'A breathtaking book about relationships, love and human resilience' - Lex Croucher, author of Reputation

'Sensitive, gripping, thought-provoking and edifying, THE STRANDING is a book of our times, and reminds us that no life lives forever; how precious our moments are' - Laura Carlin, author of Requiem for a Knave


HER WORLD FELL TO PIECES.

FROM THE BONES SHE BUILT A NEW LIFE.

Ruth lives in the heart of the city. Working, drinking, falling in love: the rhythm of her vivid and complicated life is set against a background hum of darkening news reports from which she deliberately turns away.

When a new romance becomes claustrophobic, Ruth chooses to leave behind the failing relationship, but also her beloved friends and family, and travels to the other side of the world in pursuit of her dream life working with whales in New Zealand.

But when Ruth arrives, the news cycle she has been ignoring for so long is now the new reality. Far from home and with no real hope of survival, she finds herself climbing into the mouth of a beached whale alongside a stranger. When she emerges, it is to a landscape that bears no relation to the world they knew before.

When all has been razed to the ground, what does it mean to build a life?

The Stranding is a story about the hope that can remain even when the world is changed beyond recognition.

Product Details

Price
£14.99  £13.94
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton
Publish Date
24 June 2021
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781529340662

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