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London Book Fair: The Rights Guide

Conville & Walsh Literary Agency are delighted to share our new Rights Guide for the London Book Fair 2014. As always, if you…

Nathan Filer on Desmond Elliott Longlist

Conville & Walsh literary agency are delighted to report that Nathan Filer has been longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize for his…

Sarah Hall Wins E M Forster Award

We’re delighted to announce that Sarah Hall is this year’s recipient of the E M Forster Award, announced on Monday by the…

Piers Torday shortlisted for Waterstones Children’s Book Prize

Conville & Walsh literary agency are delighted to announce that Piers Torday has been shortlisted for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, for…

Nathan Filer wins Costa Book of the Year

Conville & Walsh literary agency are delighted to report that Nathan Filer has won the Costa Book of the Year Award for…

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A Year on the NYT Bestseller List

Conville & Walsh literary agency are delighted to announce that The Light Between Oceans, the debut novel by M L Stedman, has now been a New York Times bestseller for 52 weeks running. The book has now sold over 400,000 copies in US paperback, and has become a bestseller in many of the thirty-six languages in which it is published.

image This is a story of right and wrong, and how sometimes they look the same.

1926. Tom Sherbourne is a young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, he and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, cocooned from the rest of the world.  One April morning a boat washes ashore carrying a dead man and a crying infant – and the path of the couple’s lives hits an unthinkable crossroads.  Only years later do they discover the devastating consequences of the decision they make that day - as the baby’s real story unfolds …

If you’d like to read The Light Between Oceans, you can buy a copy online or from an independent book shop near you.

14 Apr 2014