The Last Boat Home

The Last Boat Home by Dea Brovig
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ISBN
9780091954291
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
240
Dimensions
153 x 234mm

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On the wind-swept southern coast of Norway, sixteen-year-old Else is out on the icy sea, dragging her oars through the waves while, above her, storm clouds are gathering. Surrounded by mountains, snow and white-capped water, she looks across the fjord and dreams of another life, of escape and faraway lands.

Back on shore, her father sits alone in his boathouse with a jar of homebrew. In the Best Room, her mother covers her bruises and seeks solace in prayer. Each tries to hide the truth from this isolated, God-fearing community they call home.

Until one night changes everything.

More than thirty years later, the return of an old friend forces Else to relive the events that marked the end of her childhood.

Explosive, dark and tender, The Last Boat Home is a devastating novel about sacrifice, survival and a mother's love.
ISBN:
9780091954291
Publication Date:
01 / 04 / 2014
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
153 x 234mm

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