The Light Between Oceans: A Novel

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The Light Between Oceans: A Novel

Ʒ 㕦 The Light Between Oceans: A Novel library ჶ ePUB Author M.L Stedman ᄨ Best Books of the Month, August 2012 Tom Sherbourne is a lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, a tiny island a half day s boat journey from the coast of Western Australia When a baby washes up in a rowboat, he and his young wife, Isabel, decide to raise the child as their own The baby seems like a gift from God, and the couple s reasoning for keeping her seduces the reader into entering the waters of treacherous morality even as Tom whose moral code withstood the horrors of World War I begins to waver M L Stedman s vivid characters and gorgeous descriptions of the solitude of Janus Rock and the unpredictable Australian frontier create a perfect backdrop for this tale of longing, loss, and the overwhelming love for a child Malissa KentIrresistibleseductivea high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page.Sara Nelson, O, the Oprah magazine An extraordinary and heart rending book about good people, tragic decisions and the beauty found in each of them.Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief M.L Stedmans The Light Between Oceans is a beautiful novel about isolation and courage in the face of enormous loss It gets into your heart stealthily, until you stop hoping the characters will make different choices and find you can only watch, transfixed, as every conceivable choice becomes an impossible one I couldnt look away from the page and then I couldnt see it, through tears Its a stunning debut.Maile Meloy, author of Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It M.L Stedman, a spectacularly sure storyteller, swept me to a remote island nearly a century ago, where a lighthouse keeper and his wife make a choice that shatters many lives, including their own This is a novel in which justice for one character means anothers tragic loss, and we care desperately for both Reading The Light Between Oceans is a total immersion experience, extraordinarily moving.Monica Ali, author of Brick Lane and Untold Story HauntingStedman draws the reader into her emotionally complex story right from the beginning, with lush descriptions of this savage and beautiful landscape, and vivid characters with whom we can readily empathize Hers is a stunning and memorable debut Booklist, starred review Stedman sets the stage beautifully to allow for a heart wrenching moral dilemma to play out Most impressive is the subtle yet profound maturation of Isabel and Tom as characters Publishers Weekly, starred review The miraculous arrival of a child in the life of a barren couple delivers profound love but also the seeds of destruction Moral dilemmas dont come exquisite than the one around which Australian novelist Stedman constructs her debut Kirkus Reviews, starred review This heartbreaking debut from M L Stedman is a gem of a book that you ll have trouble putting down Good Housekeeping This fine, suspenseful debut explores desperation, morality, and loss, and considers the damaging ways in which we store our private sorrows, and the consequences of such terrible secrets Martha Stewart Whole Living As time passes the harder the decision becomes to undo and the towering is its impact This is the story of its terrible consequences But it is also a description of the extraordinary, sustaining power of a marriage to bind two people together in love, through the most emotionally harrowing circumstances.Victoria Moore, The Daily Mail A love story that is both persuasive and tenderElizabeth Buchan, The Sunday Times UK What an extraordinary book this is Tom, traumatised on the western front, takes a job as lighthouse keeper on Janus Rock, 100 miles off the Australian coast between the Indian and Southern oceans, where he hopes that the vast surrounding emptiness will bring him peace When after three years and as many miscarriages his wife hears a baby s cry and discovers a dead man and a baby in a washed up dinghy, she feels her prayers have been answered The ensuing tragedy is as inevitable as Hardy at his most doom laden And as unforgettable.Sue Arnold, Guardian LyricalStedmans debut signals a career certain to deliver future treasures People A beautifully delineated tale of love and loss, right and wrong, and what we will do for the happiness of those most dear Tova Beiser The Boston Globe Elegantly renderedheart wrenchingthe relationship between Tom and Isabel, in particular, is beautifully drawn Elysa Gardner USA Today Told with the authoritative simplicity of a fableStedmans intricate descriptions of the craggy Australian coastline and her easy mastery of an old time provincial vernacular are engrossing As the couple at the lighthouse are drawn into and increasingly tragic set of consequences, these remote, strange lives are rendered immediate and familiar The New Yorker Sublimely written, poetic in its intensity and frailtyThis is a simply beautiful story that deserves the praise and wide audience its receiving A stunning debut from a new voice that I cant wait to hear 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