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Oystercatchers

(2007)
A novel by

 
Awards
Romantic Novel of the Year Award Best Novel (nominee)
This is the second novel from highly acclaimed young writer Susan Fletcher, author of the award-winning "Eve Green". Amy lies in a coma. Her older sister, Moira, comes to her in the evenings, sits beside her in a green-walled hospital room. Here, Moira confesses. She admits to her childhood selfishness which deeply hurt her family and to the self-imposed exile from the dramatic Welsh coast that had dominated and captivated her childhood; to her savagery at boarding school; to the wild, bitter and destructive heart that she carried into her adult life. Moira knows this: that she's been a poor daughter, and a deceptive wife. But it is as Amy lies half-dying that she sees the real truth: she's been a cruel sister, and it is this cruelty that has led them both here, to this hospital bed. A novel about trust, loss and loneliness, "Oystercatchers" is a love story with a profound darkness at its core.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Oystercatchers: A Novel
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-393-06003-9 / 978-0-393-06003-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
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February 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Oystercatchers
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-00-719025-5 / 978-0-00-719025-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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Paperback Editions

August 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Oystercatchers: A Novel
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-393-33198-9 / 978-0-393-33198-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


March 2008 : UK Paperback

Title: Oystercatchers
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 1-4056-1835-3 / 978-1-4056-1835-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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January 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: Oystercatchers
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-00-719026-3 / 978-0-00-719026-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: Oystercatchers
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
ISBN: 0-00-725044-4 / 978-0-00-725044-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fourth Estate
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

April 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Oystercatchers
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   


April 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Oystercatchers
Author(s): Susan Fletcher
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   



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