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After the Flood

(2019)
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Children think we make them, but we don’t … They come into the world and make us. They make us by breaking us first.

‘Utterly gripping’ Karin Slaughter
‘Impossible to put down’ Booklist
‘Undeniable, brilliantly written’ Theodore Wheeler
‘Thrilling’ Lydia Kang

The world is mostly water when Pearl is born. The floods have left America a cluster of small islands with roving trade ships and raiders.

Pearl knows little of her father Jacob and elder sister Row, who left her mother Myra when she was pregnant with her. Between them they make do, with Myra fishing and trading to make ends meet, travelling from island to island on Bird, the boat Myra’s grandfather made before he died.

Whilst their life is a tranquil one, Myra still aches for the daughter she once lost. When a chance encounter reveals that Row might still be alive, Myra packs up six-year-old Pearl and together they begin a dangerous voyage to The Valley, where rumours of violence and breeding ships run rampant.

Along the way they encounter death and strangers, finally finding solace on board Sedna – full to the brim with supplies and an able crew – where Myra feels like she might be closer to finding Row than she has ever been. But to get to Row she will have to deceive everyone around her, betraying the trust of those she’s come to love, and ask herself if she’s willing to sacrifice everything and everyone for what might be nothing at all.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"The searing, often brutal story of a mother's terrifying quest to find her missing daughter in a post-apocalyptic world. Haunting and shocking." - Liv Constantine

"A story about the pursuit of redemption you will want to come back to again and again." - Theodore Wheeler


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September 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: After the Flood: The most gripping debut you'll read this year
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 0-00-831955-3 / 978-0-00-831955-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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Title: After the Flood: A Novel
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 0-06-288936-2 / 978-0-06-288936-2 (USA edition)
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September 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: After the Flood: A Novel
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 0-06-288938-9 / 978-0-06-288938-6 (USA edition)
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September 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: After the Flood: The most gripping debut you'll read this year
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 0-00-831959-6 / 978-0-00-831959-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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Title: After the Flood: A Novel
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ISBN: 0-06-291157-0 / 978-0-06-291157-5 (USA edition)
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September 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: After the Flood: A Novel
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 0-06-295509-8 / 978-0-06-295509-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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September 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: After the Flood
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Title: After the Flood
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September 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: After the Flood
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September 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: After the Flood: A Novel
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 1-982687-29-0 / 978-1-982687-29-8
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing
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September 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: After the Flood: Library Edition
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 1-982687-28-2 / 978-1-982687-28-1
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Title: After the Flood
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
ISBN: 1-982687-30-4 / 978-1-982687-30-4
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September 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: After the Flood: A Novel
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


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October 2019 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: After The Flood
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
Publisher: HarperCollins
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September 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: After the Flood: The most gripping debut you'll read this year
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
Publisher: The Borough Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: After the Flood: A Novel
Author(s): Kassandra Montag
Publisher: William Morrow
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