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The Light Between Oceans

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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. It is the winner of three prestigious ABIA awards, including their 'Book of the Year', and also won the Indie Awards' 'Book of the Year'. 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 ... Winner of three ABIA awards for Best Literary Novel, Best Newcomer and Book of the Year Winner of two India Awards for Best Debut and Book of the Year Recently voted Historical Novel of 2012 by GoodReads' reading community

Customer Reviews

Amazing book, best I've read for ages

This book made me cry and I didn't know how I wanted it to end. Would recommend to anybody.

made me cry

I cried a few times through this book. Read it in a day and a half. Absolutely loved it!!

Astonishingly Beautiful

The most beautifully written book I've ever read. I found myself re-reading many passages purely to prolong my joy and astonishment.

The Light Between Oceans
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  • $10.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Historical
  • Published: 20 March 2012
  • Publisher: Random House Australia
  • Seller: Random House Australia Pty Ltd
  • Print Length: 368 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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