The Light Between Oceans
Winner of the 2013 ABIA Book of the Year
For Ages: 15 - 18 years old
For Grades: 11 - 12
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 3rd December 2012
Publisher: Random House Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.1 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.26
The Miles Franklin Award 2013 Longlist
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This mesmerizing Australian novel has been a bestselling book around the world, and Hollywood movie rights were recently snapped up by Dreamworks, with David Heyman (Harry Potter) set to produce. Winner of the Indie Awards 'Book of the Year' 2013.
They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.
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.
Then 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 ...
Recently voted Historical Novel of the Year 2012 by GoodReads' reading community.
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.