Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2018
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018.
Let me tell you something about trees. They speak to each other. Just think what they must say. What could a tree have to say to a tree? Lots and lots. I bet they could talk forever. Some of them live for centuries. The things they must see, that happen around them, the things they must hear.
Farouk's country has been torn apart by war.
Lampy's heart has been laid waste by Chloe.
John's past torments him as he nears his end.
The refugee. The dreamer. The penitent. From war-torn Syria to small-town Ireland, three men, scarred by all they have loved and lost, are searching for some version of home. Each is drawn towards a powerful reckoning, one that will bring them together in the most unexpected of ways.
Tender and powerful, From a Low and Quiet Sea is a thugh-provoking novel of loss, redemption and homecoming, from the author of the Man Booker Prize-nominated novel The Spinning Heart.
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 316 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 22 mm