Our Wives Under The Sea

Our Wives Under The Sea

Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 16/03/2023
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Our Wives Under The Sea
Hauntingly beautiful...
“I want to explain her in a way that would make you love her, but the problem with this is that loving is something we all do alone and through different s... READ MORE
Megan at Carlisle
Our Wives Under The Sea
Hauntingly melancholic
A haunting novel following a deep sea mission that led to one wife's altered state and one wife's turmoil. This is one where it's best to go into it knowin... READ MORE
Léa at Brighton
Our Wives Under The Sea
Beautifully strange
A dreamily introspective journey down into the depths after Miri’s wife Leah returns from a mysterious research trip to the ocean bed. The narrative switch... READ MORE
Beth at Chesterfield
Our Wives Under The Sea
Dark and claustrophobic literary horror
A fantastic debut novel, that blends a love story with elements of horror and themes of grief and loss. When Miri's wife Leah returns home after an inciden... READ MORE
Our Wives Under The Sea
Beautifilly written debut novel from Julia Armfield!
I loved reading this book and I was absorbed in the life of Miri and Leah from the beginning. Its a slow read but beautifully written and you don't realize... READ MORE
Tegan B
Our Wives Under The Sea
Haunting and Beautiful
“The deep see is a haunted house” Easily one of my favourite books of all time. Such a beautiful exploration of love, loss and submarines. :) Armfield... READ MORE
Lexie  Knight


When Leah finally returns after a deep sea mission that ended in catastrophe, her wife Miri knows that something is wrong. Whatever happened in that vessel stranded on the ocean floor, Leah has carried part of it with her, onto dry land and into their home. As Miri searches for answers to her wife's altered state, she must face the possibility that the woman she loves is slipping from her grasp.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781529017250
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 169g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 16 mm

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Our Wives Under The Sea
Absolutely transcendent
A beautifully told exploration of what brings people together - and the things that pull them apart. Nominally a horror story, you can't help but feeling b... READ MORE
Erin Hardee
Our Wives Under The Sea
A really excellent read…
This book will really suck you in and have you completely immersed in the story - anyone I’ve spoken to who’ve read it have finished it in a day or two aft... READ MORE
Esmé Boyle
Our Wives Under The Sea
Highly recommend…
After a deep-sea dive beset with technical problems, Leah returns changed. Her wife, Miri, tries to dismiss the early signs that something is seriously wro... READ MORE
Caz Stevens
Our Wives Under The Sea
So much left unanswered
I really wanted to live this book as the reviews are great, but I can’t help but be disappointed. No spoilers but the main thing that keeps you reading is ... READ MORE
Paige Mason
Our Wives Under The Sea
read it in the bath
loved this book , I don’t usually tend to enjoy horror but this was beautifully creepy and constantly left me trying to work out what was going on. I to... READ MORE
Amy-Louise Rogers