Author(s): M. L. Stedman
"Tie-in edition with the film adaptation of the global bestseller, The Light Between Oceans, one of the most successful Australian novels of recent years. Produced by Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks and directed by Derek Cianfrance, the highly anticipated film stars Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weiss.They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours. 1926. Tom Sherbourne is a young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, he and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, cocooned from the rest of the world. Then one April morning a boat washes ashore carrying a dead man and a crying infant - and the path of the couple's lives hits an unthinkable crossroads. Only years later do they discover the devastating consequences of the decision they made that day - as the baby's real story unfolds ... Winner of three ABIA awards for Best Newcomer, Best Literary Novel and Book of the Year Winner of two Indie Awards for Best Debut and Book of the YearWinner of the Nielsen BookData Bookseller's Choice Award for 2013Voted Historical Novel of 2012 by GoodReads' reading community"
Indie Book Of The Year 2013
Longlisted Miles Franklin 2013
Longlisted for 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction (formerly Orange Prize)
M. L. Stedman was born and raised in Western Australia, and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans is her first novel.