Archipelago (Hardback)
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Archipelago (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 05/07/2012
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When a flood destroys Gavin Weald's home, tearing apart his family and his way of life, he doesn't know how to continue. A year later, he returns to his rebuilt home and tries to start again, but when the new rainy season arrives, so do his daughter's nightmares about the torrents, and life there becomes unbearable. So father and daughter - and their dog - embark upon a voyage to make peace with the waters. Their journey will take them far from their Caribbean island home, into other unknown harbours and eventually across a massive ocean. They will sail through archipelagos, encounter the grandeur of the sea, meet with the challenges and surprises of the natural world. A miraculous future lies ahead of them, unknown territories await to be discovered. But it will take more than an ocean to put the memory of the flood behind them...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781849838757
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 28 mm

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“Caribbean odyssey.”

I won this book through Waterstone's Facebook page and it has been a thoroughly enjoyable read. It details the emotional and physical journey taken by Gavin, his daughter Ocean and his dog Suzy, following a... More

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“A thought-provoking and enjoyable read”

Gavin Weald’s life is going nowhere. Overweight and depressed, he is on autopilot at work and at home his daughter, Océan and he are just trundling on. When the annual storms start up again Océan begins to have... More

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“Great Book”

This is such a great book! A flood destroys, Gavin’s home and tears his family apart. He and his daughter, struggle to cope with life after the trauma of the flood, so set off on their boat, along with their dog on a... More

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