The Fourth Island

October 20, 2020|
The Fourth Island by Sarah Tolmie
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Dark, mournful, and beautiful, Sarah Tolmie''s The Fourth Island is a moving and unforgettable story of life and death on the hidden Irish island of Inis Caillte.

Huddled in the sea off the coast of Ireland is a fourth Aran Island, a secret island peopled by the lost, findable only in moments of despair. Whether drowned at sea, trampled by Cromwell''s soldiers, or exiled for clinging to the dead, no outsiders reach the island without giving in to dark emotion.

Time and again, The Fourth Island weaves a hypnotic pattern with its prose, presaging doom before walking back through the sweet and sour moments of lives not yet lost. It beautifully melds the certainty of loss with the joys of living, drawing readers under like the tide.

SARAH TOLMIE is a poet, speculative fiction writer, and professor of English at the University of Waterloo. Her books of poetry, Trio in 2015 and The Art of Dying in 2018, both with McGill-Queen''s University Press, were shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award and the Griffin Prize, respectively. Her fiction, published with Aqueduct Pres...
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Title:The Fourth IslandFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:112 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 inPublished:October 20, 2020Publisher:Tom Doherty AssociatesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1250769841

ISBN - 13:9781250769848

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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