The Beauty of Impossible Things : The perfect summer read


by Donohue, Rachel | Fiction & related items
Published 07/04/2022 by ATLANTIC BOOKS (Corvus) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 320 pages

ISBN: 9781786499424 Category:


‘Poetic, atmospheric’ Daily Mail Discover the perfect heatwave read, threaded with fading seaside glamour and simmering heat, from the bestselling author of The Temple House VanishingA summer of change. A lifetime of regret. The summer Natasha Rothwell turns fifteen, strange dancing lights appear in the sky above her small town, lights that she interprets as portents of doom.

Natasha leads a sheltered life with her beautiful, bohemian mother in a crumbling house by the sea. As news of the lights spreads, more and more visitors arrive in the town, creating a feverish atmosphere of anticipation and dread. And the arrival of a new lodger, the handsome Mr Bowen, threatens to upset the delicate equilibrium between mother and daughter.

Then Natasha’s fears seem to be realized when a local teenager goes missing, and she is called on to help. But her actions over that long, hot summer will have unforeseen and ultimately tragic consequences that will cast a shadow for many years to come…

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