The Hollow Sea

The unforgettable and mesmerising debut about identity, grief and mythology

You must sign in to see if this title is available for request.
Send NetGalley books directly to your Kindle or Kindle app

1
To read on a Kindle or Kindle app, please add kindle@netgalley.com as an approved email address to receive files in your Amazon account. Click here for step-by-step instructions.
2
Also find your Kindle email address within your Amazon account, and enter it here.
Pub Date 18 Aug 2022 | Archive Date Not set

Talking about this book? Use #TheHollowSea #NetGalley. More hashtag tips!


Description

THE WILD AND MESMERISING DEBUT WOVEN WITH MYTH AND LEGEND

'A bold, magical story' Jo Browning Wroe, Sunday Times bestselling author of A Terrible Kindness
'A majestic work of the imagination . . . I woke up thinking about it' Rosie Andrews, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Leviathan
'An atmospheric tale, shot through with folklore. The writing shimmers' Kate Sawyer, Costa shortlisted author of The Stranding
_______

The story goes that, many years ago, the remote North Atlantic archipelago of St Hia was home to a monster.

Her name was Thordis, and she had been adored. But when she was unable to provide her husband with a child, he sought one elsewhere - and Thordis was driven to a terrible act, before disappearing from her home.

Today, lashed by storms and far from the mainland, the islands are dangerous. Many have been lost to a wild stretch of water known as the Hollow Sea.

But to one visitor, it feels like a haven.

After several years trying to become a mother, Scottie has made the heart-breaking decision to leave her home and her husband in search of a fresh start. Upon her arrival on St Hia, the islanders warn her against asking questions about Thordis - but Scottie can't resist the mystery of what happened to the woman whose story became legend.

After years of secrecy, can Scottie unravel Thordis's story? And how will doing so change her own . . . ?
_______

'A heart-rending atmospheric novel of finding what makes one whole' Melissa Fu, author of Peach Blossom Spring

'Beautifully written with a hint of mythology and well-drawn characters, this is a captivating story of love and loss that will stay with you' Candis

'Mesmerising' Good Housekeeping

'A poetic tale' Prima

THE WILD AND MESMERISING DEBUT WOVEN WITH MYTH AND LEGEND

'A bold, magical story' Jo Browning Wroe, Sunday Times bestselling author of A Terrible Kindness
'A majestic work of the imagination . . . I...


Available Editions

EDITION Other Format
ISBN 9780241522097
PRICE £18.99 (GBP)

Available on NetGalley

NetGalley Shelf App (PDF)
Send to Kindle (PDF)

Average rating from 28 members


Readers who liked this book also liked: