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Publisher Description

This mesmerizing Australian novel has been a bestselling book around the world, and Hollywood movie rights were recently snapped up by Dreamworks, with David Heyman (Harry Potter) set to produce. It is the winner of three prestigious ABIA awards, including their 'Book of the Year', and also won the Indie Awards' 'Book of the Year'.


They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.

1926. Tom Sherbourne is a young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, he and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, cocooned from the rest of the world.

Then one April morning a boat washes ashore carrying a dead man and a crying infant - and the path of the couple's lives hits an unthinkable crossroads.

Only years later do they discover the devastating consequences of the decision they made that day - as the baby's real story unfolds ...

Winner of three ABIA awards for Best Literary Novel, Best Newcomer and Book of the Year
Winner of two India Awards for Best Debut and Book of the Year
Recently voted Historical Novel of 2012 by GoodReads' reading community

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
20 March
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Random House Australia
SELLER
Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd
SIZE
1.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Koboodle ,

Beautiful story

I enjoyed this book. Made me sad but still loved it.

Sebuwa ,

A wonderful story

This a wonderful story. I was feeling to the bone.

Nanny_ jan ,

A beautiful heartbreaking story

I enjoyed The Light Between the Oceans as much this time as I did on first reading it several years ago. A fascinating plot, beautifully written, really pulls at the heart strings.

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