The Water Cure: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 Mackintosh, Sophie

The Water Cure: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018

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*COMING SOON: the second novel from Booker-longlisted Sophie Mackintosh*

*Blue Ticket, a chilling new novel about freedom, fate and motherhood - out 7 May 2020*


British Vogue 'Star of the Future' for 2020

Independent Best Books of the Decade

'A gripping, sinister fable' Margaret Atwood
(via Twitter)

'An extraordinary debut - otherworldly, luminous, precise' Guardian

'Bold, inventive, haunting... With shades of Margaret Atwood and Eimear McBride, you'll be bowled over by it' Stylist

Grace, Lia and Sky live in an abandoned hotel, on a sun-bleached island, beside a poisoned sea. Their parents raised them there to keep them safe, to make them good. The world beyond the water is contaminated and men are the contamination. But one day three strangers wash ashore - men who stare at the sisters hungrily, helplessly. Men who bring trouble.

'Visceral, hypnotic . . . with one of my favourite endings I've read in a long while' The Pool

'An unsettling dark fantasy... [It] lingers long after the final page' Daily Telegraph

'Otherworldly, brutal and poetic: a feminist fable set by the sea, a female Lord of the Flies. It felt like a book I'd been waiting to read for a long time' Emma Jane Unsworth



PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780241983010
BY (AUTHOR) Mackintosh, Sophie
PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : April 25, 2019
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Penguin Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 181 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items
DESCRIPTION : *COMING SOON: the second novel from Booker-longlisted Sophie Mackintosh**Blue Ticket, a chilling new novel about freedom, fate and motherhood - out 7 May 2020* British Vogue 'Star of the Future' for 2020Independent Best Books of the Decade'A gripping, sinister fable' Margaret Atwood (via Twitter)'An extraordinary debut - otherworldly, luminous, precise' Guardian'Bold, inventive, haunting... With shades of Margaret Atwood and Eimear McBride, you'll be bowled over by it' Stylist Grace, Lia and Sky live in an abandoned hotel, on a sun-bleached island, beside a poisoned sea. Their parents raised them there to keep them safe, to make them good. The world beyond the water is contaminated and men are the contamination. But one day three strangers wash ashore - men who stare at the sisters hungrily, helplessly. Men who bring trouble.'Visceral, hypnotic . . . with one of my favourite endings I've read in a long while' The Pool 'An unsettling dark fantasy... [It] lingers long after the final page' Daily Telegraph 'Otherworldly, brutal and poetic: a feminist fable set by the sea, a female Lord of the Flies. It felt like a book I'd been waiting to read for a long time' Emma Jane Unsworth PRODUCT DETAILS : ISBN : 9780241983010 BY (AUTHOR) Mackintosh, Sophie PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : April 25, 2019 COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Penguin Books Ltd LANGUAGE : English AGE : General PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm WEIGHT : 181 g PRODUCT CATEGORY : Fiction & Related items