The Silver Dark Sea. by Susan Fletcher

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9780007321629: The Silver Dark Sea. by Susan Fletcher

On the island of Parla some believe in the ancient tale of the Fishman, others believe in nothing. All carry with them the mourning and sadness for what the sea has taken away. But when a man with no name is washed up on the stones of Sye, it appears the mythical figure has returned.

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Susan Fletcher was born in 1979 in Birmingham. She is the author of the bestselling EVE GREEN, winner of the Whitbread First Novel Award, WITCH LIGHT and OYSTERCATCHERS.

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Praise for `The Silver Dark Sea':`Quietly beautiful...poetic, dreamlike prose' Sunday Times`Susan Fletcher's prose shimmers like light on water, and she's equally adept at charting the emotions of her memorable characters ... Old resentments are revisited, dark secrets are revealed, while barricaded, shut-away hearts let in the possibility of love' Marie Claire Magazine`Fletcher is a powerful storyteller- full-blooded, a bit old-fashioned and with a knack for combining sensual narratives with a feel for ancient myth and natural landscape... Delicious, briny writing' Metro`Smooth, flowing and feminine, Fletcher's prose lulls you with its lyricism and emotional resonance... [a] fishy, mythical tale of love and loss and the depths that grief can reach' Herald

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Susan Fletcher
Published by Fourth Estate (2012)
ISBN 10: 0007321627 ISBN 13: 9780007321629
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