The End of The Ocean

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Beautifully Written, Deeply Disturbing: Read an Extract From The End of the Ocean by Maja Lunde

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29 October 2019

Beautifully Written, Deeply Disturbing: Read an Extract From The End of the Ocean by Maja Lunde

    A Stunning Book about Survival, Humanity and Love: Read a Review of The End of the Ocean by Maja Lunde

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    29 October 2019

    A Stunning Book about Survival, Humanity and Love: Read a Review of The End of the Ocean by Maja Lunde

      Publisher details

      The End of The Ocean
      Author
      Maja Lunde
      Publisher
      Simon and Schuster
      Genre
      Fiction
      Released
      31 October, 2019

      Synopsis

      From the author of the number one international bestseller The History of Bees, a captivating new novel about the threat of a worldwide water shortage as seen through the eyes of a father and daughter.In 2019, seventy-year-old Signe sets out on a hazardous voyage to cross an entire ocean in only a sailboat. She is haunted by the loss of the love of her life, and is driven by a singular and all-consuming mission to make it back to him.In 2041, David flees with his young daughter, Lou, from a war-torn Southern Europe plagued by drought. They have been separated from their rest of their family and are on a desperate search to reunite with them once again, when they find Signe’s abandoned sailboat in a parched French garden, miles away from the nearest shore.As David and Lou discover personal effects from Signe’s travels, their journey of survival and hope weaves together with Signe’s, forming a heartbreaking, inspiring story about the power of nature and the human spirit in this second novel from the author of the “spectacular and deeply moving” (New York Times bestselling author Lisa See) The History of Bees.
      Maja Lunde
      About the author

      Maja Lunde

      Maja Lunde is a Norwegian author and screenwriter. Lunde has written ten books for children and young adults. She has also written scripts for Norwegian television, including for the children’s series Barnas supershow (“The Children’s Super Show”), the drama series Hjem (“Home”) and the comedy series Side om Side (“Side by Side”). The History of Bees is her first novel for adults. She lives with her husband and three children in Oslo.

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