By Natasha Carthew
A girl at the fringe of the ocean reveals a woman at the fringe of life.
Brittle yet now not but damaged, Ia Pendilly ekes out a fierce existence in a caravan at the coast of Cornwall. In years of residing with Bran - her embattled, battering cousin and customary legislations husband - she's by no means but had her personal child. So whilst she discovers the waif washed up at the shore, Ia takes the danger and rescues her. And the lady, in flip, will rescue anything in Ia - bringing again a reminiscence she's misplaced, giving her the energy to flee, and major her on a trip downriver.
It will take her into the fringes of a society she's avoided, collapsed round its personal isolation. it's going to take her via a valley ravaged by way of floods, right into a international now not too faraway from reckoning. it's going to take her looking for her sister, and the darkish remembrance in their parting. it is going to take her, holiday her, remake her, within the shapes of freedom.
Natasha Carthew is a startling new voice from past the boundaries of universal city adventure. She tells a story of marginalisation and motherhood in prose that crashes like waves on rocks; tough, breathless and beautiful.
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All Rivers Run Free by Natasha Carthew