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The Coral Bones (häftad)

The Coral Bones

Häftad,  Engelska, 2022-09-08
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Three women: divided by time, connected by the ocean. Marine biologist Hana Ishikawa is racing against time to save the coral of the Great Barrier Reef, but struggles to fight for a future in a world where so much has already been lost. Seventeen-year-old Judith Holliman escapes the monotony of Sydney Town during the nineteenth century, when her naval captain father lets her accompany him on a voyage, unaware of the wonders and dangers she will soon encounter. Telma Velasco is hunting for a miracle in a world ravaged by global heating: a leafy seadragon, long believed extinct, has been sighted. But as Telma investigates, she finds hope in unexpected places. Past, present and future collide in this powerful elegy to a disappearing world - and vision of a more hopeful future.
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"A rich and brilliant novel about the connectedness of humanity in itself and with its world: beautifully written and compellingly drawn, layering history, present day and the future with brilliancy and power. Its a novel about the climate crisis, but it's a naturalists novel too, with some wonderfully, vividly observed writing about sealife from coral to sharks and seahorses. Just marvellous.";Adam Roberts, author of The This and The Thing Itself;"A beautifully crafted love letter to our endangered coral reefs. E. J. Swift confirms her reputation for writing elegant, heartfelt and compelling eco-fiction.";Anne Charnock, Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author of Dreams Before the Start of Time and Bridge 108;"Beautifully realised, vivid versions of past, present and future combine in The Coral Bones to powerful effect. It gave me much to think about. I won't forget it.";Aliya Whiteley, author of Skyward Inn and The Loosening Skin;"E. J. Swift pulls no punches in this beautiful and terrifying yet boldly hopeful novel. The wonder of the Great Barrier Reef is laid out for us via a vivid multi-dimensional tour through the lenses of past, present and future.";Vicki Jarrett, author of Always North;A thoughtful, immersive, very human story that speaks to current fears and hopes for our world.;The Guardian

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E.J. Swift is a speculative fiction writer based in London. She is the author of The Osiris Project trilogy, a series set in a world radically altered by climate change, and Paris Adrift, a tale of bartenders and time travel in the City of Light. Her short fiction has been nominated for the Sunday Times short story award and the British Science Fiction Award, and has appeared in a variety of publications from Solaris, Salt Publishing, Jurassic London and Penguin Random House Digital. The Coral Bones is her latest novel.