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All the Water in the World (Hardback)Karen Raney (author)
Raney’s captivating novel about a mother and teenage daughter faced with an impending tragedy is a breath-taking tribute to what love can do.
Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2020
Maddy is sixteen. She has loyal friends, a mother with whom she's unusually close, a father she's never met, devoted grandparents, and a crush on a boy named Jack. Maddy is also dying.
Told alternately by Maddy and her mother, Eve, All the Water in the World is a heart-breaking story of a family doing its best when faced with the worst, and a poignant testimony to the transformative power of love.
Publisher: John Murray Press
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 580 g
Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 36 mm
'Very moving, a warm and compassionate novel with two arresting voices.' - Diana Evans, author of Ordinary People
'This tender bruise of a novel captures a mother and her teenage daughter in a heart-rending moment of change. Full of both joy and despair, its careful elegant prose dissects the tragedies of life and death with aplomb' - Mary Paulson-Ellis, author of The Other Mrs Walker
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“A poignant, heartfelt, insightful read.”
I was sent a copy of All the Water in the World by Karen Raney to read and review by NetGalley.
This is a poignant, heartfelt, insightful read. Full of tender moments and harsh realities this novel is really in a... More
“Beautifully understated and life-affirming”
All the Water in the World is a heart-wrenching and poignant story. Eve is mother to Maddy, who has been battling childhood cancer for some time. The story switches between the two perspectives and in this way, the... More
“Pulls at your heart strings”
A heartbreaking story of an unusually close mother and daughter. The story is told from both their points of view. They face some of the worst situations that anyone can face. It will touch your heart and make you... More
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