Profoundly moving and eloquently written, 'Canvey Island' tells the story of changing times in post-war Britain through one family's tragedy and loss. It is a novel about past wounds and past passions, about growing up and growing old, about love, hope and reconciliation.
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Review: Canvey IslandUser Review - Pamela Darling - Goodreads
I did enjoy reading Canvey Island, most especially because I recognised most of the places mentioned so was quite a nostalgic journey for me. I was impressed with James Runcie's ability to create the ... Read full review
Review: Canvey IslandUser Review - Julie Hedlund - Goodreads
This is a simple, well-written story about the jumble of love, loss and home and how they blend together in the cocktail of life - often with interesting or unexpected results. I probably would have ... Read full review