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With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of a pair of young newlyweds who, setting out to build a life together in a derelict beach house on the Atlantic coast, soon discover how threatening the world outside their front door can be.
Ninth novel by No 1 international bestselling author Anita Shreve, who has been acclaimed by THE TIMES as 'exceptionally fine...an amazingly evocative writer'.
'A beautifully visualised novel of emotional discovery' SUNDAY TIMES; 'Shreve skilfully unfolds her story of interlinking lives, displaying an intimate knowledge of the workings of the human heart' WOMAN AND HOME; 'A finely written story of human beings pushed to the edge' SUNDAY MIRROR; 'When violence erupts, the ensuing tragedy is all the more heartbreaking when described with Shreve's polished restraint' DAILY MAIL
Anita Shreve is the author of the international bestseller THE PILOT'S WIFE, which was a selection of Oprah's Book Club, and acclaimed novels such as THE WEIGHT OF WATER, which was a finalist for the prestigious Orange Prize.