The Light Between Oceans

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Transworld, Apr 26, 2012 - Fiction - 464 pages
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The global bestselling debut, now a word-of-mouth classic - the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who face a life-changing moral dilemma when a baby in a boat washes up on their island.

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
2.3 million copies sold
The international bestselling book of the major Hollywood film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander

A Richard and Judy bookclub favourite
Goodreads historical category winner

'Extraordinary and heartrending' MARKUS ZUSAK, author of The Book Thief

A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision.
They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.

'Unforgettable' Guardian

'A moving tale ...prepare to weep' New York Times

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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman 343 pages ★★★★ Taking place mostly in the 1920s, this novel frequently surrounds a young couple named Tom and Isabelle. They haven’t had the easiest of ... Read full review

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I am several chapters in and love this book so far. Heard the movie is great too. Cant wait to pick it up again tonight and immerse myself in the story. Read full review

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About the author (2012)

M.L. STEDMAN was born and raised in Western Australia and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans is her first novel. An award-winning international bestseller, the book has already sold over two million copies in around 40 languages. It has recently been made into a Dreamworks film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, produced by Heyday Films.

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