Drift

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**WATERSTONES WELSH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022**

‘Truly beautiful and haunting, and an incredible feat of storytelling’ DONAL RYAN

‘A tender, unusual and gorgeously wrought love story’ RACHEL JOYCE

‘In times of war, Lewis finds resilience, redemption and hope…DRIFT feels perfectly judged’ OBSERVER

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEBUT FROM TWO-TIME WINNER OF WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR CARYL LEWIS: A STORY OF LOVE, MAGIC AND THE IRRESISTIBLE LURE OF THE SEA.

Nefyn has always been an enigma, even to her brother Joseph with whom she lives in a small cottage above a blustery cove.

Hamza is a Syrian mapmaker, incarcerated in a military base a few miles up the coast.

A violent storm will bring these two lost souls together – but other forces will soon try to tear them apart…

Moving between the wild Welsh coast and war-torn Syria, Drift is a love story with a difference, a hypnotic tale of lost identity, the quest for home and the wondrous resilience of the human spirit.

‘A truly magical and transformative novel. I loved it.’ KIRSTY CAPES, author of CARELESS

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**WATERSTONES WELSH BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022**

‘Truly beautiful and haunting, and an incredible feat of storytelling’ DONAL RYAN

‘A tender, unusual and gorgeously wrought love story’ RACHEL JOYCE

‘In times of war, Lewis finds resilience, redemption and hope…DRIFT feels perfectly judged’ OBSERVER

THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE DEBUT FROM TWO-TIME WINNER OF WALES BOOK OF THE YEAR CARYL LEWIS: A STORY OF LOVE, MAGIC AND THE IRRESISTIBLE LURE OF THE SEA.

Nefyn has always been an enigma, even to her brother Joseph with whom she lives in a small cottage above a blustery cove.

Hamza is a Syrian mapmaker, incarcerated in a military base a few miles up the coast.

A violent storm will bring these two lost souls together – but other forces will soon try to tear them apart…

Moving between the wild Welsh coast and war-torn Syria, Drift is a love story with a difference, a hypnotic tale of lost identity, the quest for home and the wondrous resilience of the human spirit.

‘A truly magical and transformative novel. I loved it.’ KIRSTY CAPES, author of CARELESS

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Weight 0.168 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.7 × 1.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

226

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K