Atlantic Black

Author(s): A. S. Patric

Australian Fiction

`A powerful and mesmerising voyage into darkness. Atlantic Black creates an indelible portrait of humanity sailing towards war.¿Heather Rose, Winner of the 2017 Stella Prize. In this haunting new novel, Katerina Klova and her mother are crossing the Atlantic by ocean liner. When Anne suffers a psychotic breakdown, Katerina is left alone on a ship full of strangers who span classes and stations, all of whom carry their ambitions, fears and obsessions with them. For a seventeen-year-old girl, the daughter of an ambassador, it¿s an exciting, frightening world to navigate.Through the eyes of Katerina and her own family¿s place within a fracturing world, we see the way damage, yet also hope, are passed from one generation to another. A.S. Patri¿'s writing is achingly tender, the tone merciless but heartbreaking in its compassion.The story takes place over one day and night, New Year's Eve, 1939. The RMS Aquitania steams across the Atlantic ocean. On the horizon the world is about to explode

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780995409828
  • : Transit Lounge Publishing
  • : Transit Lounge Publishing
  • : November 2017
  • : Australia
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : A. S. Patric
  • : Paperback
  • : 1117
  • : English
  • : 288