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    The Surface Breaks: a reimagining of The Little Mermaid

    £7.99
    Deep beneath the sea, off the cold Irish coast, Gaia is a young mermaid who dreams of freedom from her controlling father. On her first swim to the surface, she is drawn towards a human boy. She longs to join his carefree world, but how much will she have to sacrifice? What will it take for the little mermaid to find her voice?
    ISBN: 9781407180410
    AuthorLouise O'Neill
    Pub Date02/05/2019
    BindingPaperback
    Pages384
    Availability: In Stock

    30 years after Disney's The Little Mermaid movie was released, it's
    time for a feminist reimagining for a new generation.
    "A masterpiece" Marian Keyes "A fierce torrent of a book, raging
    and forceful and gripping. I was swept away" Kiran Millwood Hargrave
    "Her prose cuts and rages and her vision of the Sea Witch
    is truly transformative" The Observer. Think you know the story
    of the Little Mermaid? Think again... Deep beneath the sea, off
    the cold Irish coast, Gaia is a young mermaid who dreams of freedom
    from her controlling father. On her first swim to the surface,
    she is drawn towards a human boy. She longs to join his carefree
    world, but how much will she have to sacrifice? What will it take
    for the little mermaid to find her voice? Hans Christian Andersen's
    original fairy tale is reimagined through a searing feminist
    lens, with the stunning, scalpel-sharp writing and world building
    that has won Louise her legions of devoted fans. A book with
    the darkest of undercurrents, full of rage and rallying cries: storytelling
    at its most spellbinding.

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    30 years after Disney's The Little Mermaid movie was released, it's
    time for a feminist reimagining for a new generation.
    "A masterpiece" Marian Keyes "A fierce torrent of a book, raging
    and forceful and gripping. I was swept away" Kiran Millwood Hargrave
    "Her prose cuts and rages and her vision of the Sea Witch
    is truly transformative" The Observer. Think you know the story
    of the Little Mermaid? Think again... Deep beneath the sea, off
    the cold Irish coast, Gaia is a young mermaid who dreams of freedom
    from her controlling father. On her first swim to the surface,
    she is drawn towards a human boy. She longs to join his carefree
    world, but how much will she have to sacrifice? What will it take
    for the little mermaid to find her voice? Hans Christian Andersen's
    original fairy tale is reimagined through a searing feminist
    lens, with the stunning, scalpel-sharp writing and world building
    that has won Louise her legions of devoted fans. A book with
    the darkest of undercurrents, full of rage and rallying cries: storytelling
    at its most spellbinding.