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The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
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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
Penguin Random House Australia; March 2012
400 pages; ISBN 9781742755724
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Title: The Light Between Oceans
Author: M.L. Stedman
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Great book about family and ethics
While it starts out a little slowly, it is worth pushing through to get to the part where you can't put it down...and then you have to because your breath is taken away. Not exactly happily ever after, but a sense of redemption.
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