The global bestselling debut, now a word-of-mouth classic - the story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who face a life-changing moral dilemma when a baby in a boat washes up on their island.
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
2.3 million copies sold
The international bestselling book of the major Hollywood film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander
A Richard and Judy bookclub favourite
Goodreads historical category winner
'Extraordinary and heartrending' MARKUS ZUSAK, author of The Book Thief
A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision.
They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.
A moving tale ...prepare to weep' New York Times