The Light Between Oceans

The Light Between Oceans

The heartrending Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy pick

Summary

OVER FOUR MILLION COPIES SOLD

The New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller - a heart-rending story of a lighthouse keeper and his wife who face a life-changing moral dilemma

'Unforgettable' GUARDIAN
____________________
A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision.

They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours.
____________________

'Irresistible . . . a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page' OPRAH MAGAZINE
'A moving tale . . . prepare to weep' NEW YORK TIMES
'A love story that is both persuasive and tender' SUNDAY TIMES

WHAT READERS ARE SAYING:
***** 'A beautiful, poignant story, very well told'
***** 'By far, one of the best books I've ever read'
***** 'A stunning and enjoyable read, one you won't forget'

Now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender and Rachel Weisz

Reviews

  • A love story that is both persuasive and tender
    The Sunday Times

About the author

M L Stedman

M L STEDMAN was born and raised in Western Australia and now lives in London. The Light Between Oceans is her first novel. An award-winning international bestseller, the book has sold over 4 million copies worldwide, and is published in 45 countries. In 2016 it was made into a Dreamworks film starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, produced by Heyday Films.
Learn More

Sign up to the Penguin Newsletter

For the latest books, recommendations, author interviews and more