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The Sea & Us

From the Stella Prize-shortlisted author, this is a heart-warming novel about longing, absence and the people we unexpectedly come to love. A young man called Harold rents a room above a fish and chip shop called The Sea & Us. Who he meets and what he experiences there propels him to question his own yearnings and failings, and to fight for meaning and a sense of place that can only be reached by facing what is lost. By turns electric, tender, and hopeful, The Sea & Us is a gem of literary imagination. Catherine de Saint Phalle brilliantly captures disparate characters and their common human desire for community and connection.

The Sea & Us by Catherine de Saint Phalle
Publisher: Transit Lounge
Rights held: World


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