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.
"The miraculous arrival of a child in the life of a barren couple delivers profound love but also the seeds of destruction. Moral dilemmas don't come more exquisite than the one around which Australian novelist Stedman constructs her debut."--"Kirkus Reviews," starred review
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 2nd April 2013
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.6 x 13.5 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.27