The Island at the End of the World: A Novel (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Aug 25, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
32 Reviews
A chilling post-apocalyptic tale of how far a father will go to protect his children?from the author of The Amnesiac

In a world nearly destroyed by catastrophic floods, one family has been spared. Many years ago, as the waters rose, a father and his three children took to their ark and drifted to the safety of a small island. Life there is a quiet idyll of music and farming?and young Alice, Finn, and Daisy are grateful for their salvation?until the day a stranger swims ashore. A terrifyingly plausible adventure story, The Island at the End of the World is a mesmerizing novel from an exciting new writer.


  

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Interesting premise developed into a great novel. - Goodreads
Plot twists were great. - Goodreads
Let's hope LOST has a better ending. - Goodreads

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User Review  - StephenBarkley - LibraryThing

This may be the residual effects of missing Lost speaking, but when I found a dystopic novel about a father who took his children to and island at the end of the world, I knew that I had to read it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brodi Miles - Goodreads

I usually buy books I read about somewhere else - or have read about the author. I know I bought this book on a visit to NYC but am not sure why. When I read the summary of the book it seemed a little ... Read full review

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