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By: Altenberg, Karin
Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: June 2013
Seller ID: 239527
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Used - Good
A dazzling debut novel of love and loss, faith and atonement, on an untamed nineteenth-century Scottish island.
Exquisitely written and profoundly moving, "Island of Wings" is a richly imagined novel about two people struggling to keep their love, and their family, alive in a place of extreme hardship and unearthly beauty. Everything lies ahead for Lizzie and Neil McKenzie when they arrive at the St. Kilda islands in July of 1830. Neil is to become the minister to the small community of islanders, and Lizzie-bright, beautiful, and devoted-is pregnant with their first child. As the two a...