The mesmerising, unputdownable Australian debut novel that will have everyone talking.
This is a story of right and wrong, and how sometimes they look the same ...
1926. Tom Sherbourne is a young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, he and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, cocooned from the rest of the world.
One April morning a boat washes ashore carrying a dead man and a crying infant - and the path of the couple's lives hits an unthinkable crossroads.
Only years later do they discover the devastating consequences of the decision they made that day - as the baby's real story unfolds ...
About the Author
M. L. Stedman was born and raised in Western Australia, and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans is her first novel.
"Sublimely written, poetic in its intensity and frailty...This is a simply beautiful story that deserves the praise and wide audience it's receiving. A stunning debut from a new voice that I can't wait to hear again."--Karen Brooks, author of Illumination
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 2nd April 2013
Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 13.5 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.27