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    Publisher: Canongate

    Sharks in the Time of Saviours

    £8.99
    A powerful debut novel that blends Hawaiian myth with the broken American dream
    ISBN: 9781786896513
    AuthorKawai Strong Washburn
    Pub Date01/04/2021
    BindingPaperback
    Pages384
    Availability: In Stock

    'As vivid as it is splendid' New York Times
    'Beautifully written and completely absorbing' Sarah Moss, Guardian

    A BARACK OBAMA BOOK OF THE YEAR, 2020
    A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR in the NEW YORK TIMES, GUARDIAN, IRISH TIMES, OPRAH MAGAZINE and BBC CULTURE

    At seven years old, Nainoa falls into the sea and a shark takes him in its jaws - only to return him, unharmed, to his parents. For the next thirty years Noa and his siblings struggle with life in the shadow of this miracle.

    Sharks in the Time of Saviours is a brilliantly original and inventive novel, the sweeping story of a family living in poverty among the remnants of Hawai'i's mythic past and the wreckage of the American dream.

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    'As vivid as it is splendid' New York Times
    'Beautifully written and completely absorbing' Sarah Moss, Guardian

    A BARACK OBAMA BOOK OF THE YEAR, 2020
    A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR in the NEW YORK TIMES, GUARDIAN, IRISH TIMES, OPRAH MAGAZINE and BBC CULTURE

    At seven years old, Nainoa falls into the sea and a shark takes him in its jaws - only to return him, unharmed, to his parents. For the next thirty years Noa and his siblings struggle with life in the shadow of this miracle.

    Sharks in the Time of Saviours is a brilliantly original and inventive novel, the sweeping story of a family living in poverty among the remnants of Hawai'i's mythic past and the wreckage of the American dream.