The Island at the End of the World: A Novel

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Penguin, Aug 25, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
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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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User Review  - DeDeNoel - LibraryThing

This is one of the strangest books I have ever read. The back of the book and cover of the book were very intriguing and I couldn't wait to read it! The writing style is very unique... I would say in ... Read full review

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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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