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The Mermaid of Black Conch

by Monique Roffey

Escape to the ocean this summer with the Costa Book of the Year 2020

Near the island of Black Conch, a fisherman sings to himself while waiting for a catch. But David attracts a sea-dweller that he never expected - Aycayia, an innocent young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid. When American tourists capture Aycayia, David rescues her and vows to win her trust. Slowly, painfully, she transforms into a woman again. Yet as their love grows, they discover that the world around them is changing - and they cannot escape the curse for ever...

Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020, Winner of the Costa Novel Award 2020, Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2021, Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2020 and Longlisted for the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature 2021.

320 pages.

ISBN: 9781529115499

€ 9.99  Save €1.11 (RRP €11.10)

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Date of Publication: 08/06/2021

  
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