For Readers Of Station Eleven And Flight Behavior, A Debut Novel Set On The Brink Of Catastrophe, As A Young Woman Chases The World S Last Birds And Her Own Final Chance For Redemption A Dark Past An Impossible Journey The Will To Survive Franny Stone Has Always Been A Wanderer By Following The Ocean S Tides And The Birds That Soar Above, She Can Forget The Losses That Have Haunted Her Life But When The Wild She So Loves Begins To Disappear, Franny Can No Longer Wander Without A Destination She Arrives In Remote Greenland With One Purpose To Find The World S Last Flock Of Arctic Terns And Follow Them On Their Final Migration She Convinces Ennis Malone, Captain Of The Saghani, To Take Her Onboard, Winning Over His Salty, Eccentric Crew With Promises That The Birds She Is Tracking Will Lead Them To FishAs The Saghani Fights Its Way South, Franny S New Shipmates Begin To Realize That The Beguiling Scientist In Their Midst Is Not Who She Seems Battered By Night Terrors, Accumulating A Pile Of Letters To Her Husband, And Dead Set On Following The Terns At Any Cost, Franny Is Full Of Dark Secrets When The Story Of Her Past Begins To Unspool, Ennis And His Crew Must Ask Themselves What Franny Is Really Running Toward And Running FromPropelled By A Narrator As Fierce And Fragile As The Terns She Is Following, Migrations Is A Shatteringly Beautiful Ode To The Wild Places And Creatures Now Threatened But At Its Heart, It Is About The Lengths We Will Go, To The Very Edges Of The World, For The People We Love
I m Charlotte, the author of the forthcoming novel MIGRATIONS, published in the US in August 2020, and published in the UK and AUS as THE LAST MIGRATION After having grown up writing SFF, this is my first foray into adult literary fiction and will be my first book to cross oceans I have a Graduate Degree in Screenwriting and a Masters in Screen Arts I m also passionate about wildlife and the disastrous extinction crisis faced by the world today, which is how MIGRATIONS came to be the story of a woman s pursuit of the world s last birds.
- 272 pages
- Charlotte McConaghy
- 09 July 2018 Charlotte McConaghy