The Mermaid of Black Conch

The Mermaid of Black Conch : A Love Story: Costa Book of the Year 2020

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Monique Roffey is a unique talent and most daring and versatile of writers' - Bernardine EvaristoMarch 1976: St Constance, a tiny Caribbean village on the island of Black Conch, at the start of the rainy season. A fisherman sings to himself in his pirogue, waiting for a catch but attracts a sea-dweller he doesn't expect. Aycayia, a beautiful young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid, has been swimming the Caribbean Sea for centuries. And she is entranced by this man David and his song.
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 138 x 208 x 20mm | 270g
  • Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 184523457X
  • 9781845234577
  • 447

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