Swimming Home

£8.99

2012 Man Booker Prize-shortlisted. As he arrives with his family at the villa, Joe sees a body in the swimming pool. But the girl is alive. She is Kitty Finch: a self-proclaimed botanist with green-painted fingernails, walking naked into the heart of their holiday. Why is she there? And why does Joe’s enigmatic wife allow her to remain?

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Selected for the 2012 Man Booker Prize shortlist. As he arrives with his family at the villa in the hills above Nice, Joe sees a body in the swimming pool. But the girl is very much alive. She is Kitty Finch: a self-proclaimed botanist with green-painted fingernails, walking naked out of the water and into the heart of their holiday. Why is she there? What does she want from them all? And why does Joe’s enigmatic wife allow her to remain? Profound and thrilling, Swimming Home reveals how the most devastating secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves.

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Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.4 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

166

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K