Surfacing

Description

By the author of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace 'One of the most important novels of the 20th century . . . utterly remarkable' New York Times A young woman returns to northern Quebec to the remote island of her childhood, with her lover and two friends, to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father. Flooded with memories, she begins to realise that going home means entering not only another place but another time. As the wild island exerts its elemental hold and she is submerged in the language of the wilderness, she sees that what she is really looking for is her own past.

Details

Author(s)
Margaret Atwood
Format
Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions
133 x 199 x 17mm | 206g
Publication date
27 Aug 2009
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint
Virago Press Ltd
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
Repr.
Illustrations note
0
ISBN10
0860680649
ISBN13
9780860680642
Bestsellers rank
69,040