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Pharos By Alice Thompson

Pharos

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A young woman is washed up onto the shores of a remote lighthouse island in the 1860s. She does not know who she is or how she got there. She has no memory. The keeper of the lighthouse and his assistant take her in, and feed and clothe her, but she is not as she seems, and neither is the island.

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Pharos by Alice Thompson

A young woman is washed up onto the shores of a remote lighthouse island in the 1860s. She does not know who she is or how she got there. She has no memory. The keeper of the lighthouse and his assistant take her in, and feed and clothe her, but she is not as she seems, and neither is the island.

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"A haunting, powerful story of ghosts and enslavement. I read it in one sitting."-Ali Smith, Booker and Orange shortlisted author of "Hotel World "Ingenious...Pharos rejects the classic ghost story, for an impressively disorientating opening out of its generic rules."-"Times Literary Supplement (UK) "The elegance and accuracy with which Thompson uses language is formidable" -"The Independent (UK) "An extraordinary work...Thompson's unrelenting intellect and distinctive imagination is once again at the helm of Scotland's bravest writing." - "Scotland on Sunday "A highly original tale full of evocative images." -" The Glasgow Herald "Highly enticing." - "The Bookseller (UK) "From the watery depths emerges a story dripping with human evil."- "The Scotsman

About Alice Thompson


Alice Thompson's first novel, Justine, was joint winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Her second, Pandora's Box, won a Scottish Arts Council Award. She lives in Edinburgh.

Additional information

GOR004325341
Pharos by Alice Thompson
Alice Thompson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2002-06-06
160
186049949X
9781860499494
N/A
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