To the Bright Edge of the World

To the Bright Edge of the World

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 04/05/2017
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Synopsis

Set in the Alaskan landscape that she brought to stunningly vivid life in THE SNOW CHILD (a Sunday Times bestseller 2012, Richard and Judy pick and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), Eowyn Ivey's TO THE BRIGHT EDGE OF THE WORLD is a breathtaking story of discovery set at the end of the nineteenth century, sure to appeal to fans of A PLACE CALLED WINTER.

*NOMINATED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2017*

'A clever, ambitious novel' The Sunday Times

'Persuasive and vivid... Breathtaking' Guardian

Winter 1885. Lieutenant Colonel Allen Forrester accepts the mission of a lifetime, to navigate Alaska's Wolverine River. It is a journey that promises to open up a land shrouded in mystery, but there's no telling what awaits Allen and his small band of men.

Allen leaves behind his young wife, Sophie, newly pregnant with the child he had never expected to have. Sophie would have loved nothing more than to carve a path through the wilderness alongside Allen - what she does not anticipate is that their year apart will demand every ounce of courage of her that it does of her husband.

  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 9781472208620
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 396g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 38 mm

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