The Mermaid of Black Conch : The spellbinding winner of the Costa Book of the Year as read on BBC Radio 4


Author: Roffey, Monique Published 10/06/2021 | Paperback / softback
128 x 197 x 22 | 192g

ISBN: 9781529115499 Category:

Escape to the ocean with the entrancing, unforgettable winner of the Costa Book of the Year – as read on BBC Radio 4.

* PRE-ORDER MONIQUE ROFFEY’S NEW NOVEL, PASSIONTIDE, NOW *’Mesmerising’ MAGGIE O’FARRELL’A unique talent’ BERNARDINE EVARISTO’Wonderful’ BRIDGET COLLINS’Brilliant’ CLARE CHAMBERSNear 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 . . .

‘A bittersweet love story . . . A joy to read’ BBC News’A fiercely modern mermaid story’ The Times’Wondrous . . . A striking achievement’ Sunday Times’Not your standard mermaid’ MARGARET ATWOOD

In stock