All the Water in the World: Shortlisted for the 2020 COSTA First Novel Award

Karen Raney

Format: Hardback

Publisher: John Murray Press

Published: 23rd Jan '20

£16.99

SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD. A stunning novel about a teenage girl and her mother, as they grapple with serious illness, first love, family secrets and tragic loss.

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‘VERY MOVING, A WARM AND COMPASSIONATE NOVEL’ Diana Evans’TENDER, HEARTFELT AND HEART-BREAKING’ Francis SpuffordOptioned for film by Monumental Pictures/Lionsgate. Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2020Maddy is sixteen. She has loyal friends, a mother with whom she’s unusually close, a father she’s never met, devoted grandparents, and a crush on a boy named Jack. Maddy is also dying.Told alternately by Maddy and her mother, Eve, All the Water in the World is a heart-breaking story of a family doing its best when faced with the worst, and a poignant testimony to the transformative power of love.’DEEPLY REWARDING AND WHOLLY UNFORGETTABLE’ Bret Anthony Johnston’CAPTIVATING AND WARM AND REAL’ Janet Ellis ‘ASTONISHINGLY MOVING’ Joanna Hershon’A TENDER BRUISE OF A NOVEL’ Mary Paulson-Ellis

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Weight 0.58 kg
Dimensions 36 × 158 × 236 mm
Page Count 368