9781451683394

Swimming at Night : A Novel

  • ISBN 13:

    9781451683394

  • ISBN 10:

    1451683391

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/12/2013
  • Publisher: Touchstone

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Summary

A young woman travels the globe to retrace the final months of her sister's life in search of answers about her death in this dark, gripping debut novel of family, secrets, and loss. Katie's world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister, Mia, has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. The authorities say that Mia had jumpedthat her death was a suicide. Although they hadn't spoken to one another since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would have taken her own life. Distraught that they never made peace, Katie leaves behind her orderly, sheltered life in London and embarks on a journey to find out the truth. With only the entries of Mia's tattered travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister's life, andpage by page, country by countrybegins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death… Weaving together the exotic settings and suspenseful twists of Alex Garland's The Beachwith a powerful tale of familial love in the spirit of Rosamund Lupton's Sister, Swimming at Nightis a fast-paced, accomplished, and gripping debut.

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