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The Tidal Zone

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
A poignant, funny and engrossing exploration of family life centred around a cataclysmic event and its aftermath, from the author of Night Waking and Signs for Lost Children.

Adam is a stay-at-home dad who is also working on a history of the bombing and rebuilding of Coventry Cathedral. He is a good man, and he is happy. But one day he receives a call from his daughter's school to inform him that for no apparent reason, 15-year-old Miriam has collapsed and stopped breathing.

In that moment he is plunged into a world of waiting, agonising, not knowing. The story of his life and the lives of his family are rewritten and retold around this shocking central event, around a body that has inexplicably failed.

In this exceptionally courageous and unflinching novel of contemporary life, Sarah Moss goes where most of us wouldn't dare to look, and the result is riveting - unbearably sad but also miraculously funny and ultimately hopeful. The Tidal Zone explores parental love, overwhelming fear, illness and recovery. It is about clever teenagers and the challenges of marriage. It is about the NHS, academia, sex and gender in the 21st century, the work-life juggle and the politics of packing lunches and loading dishwashers. It confirms Sarah Moss as a unique voice in modern fiction and a writer of luminous intelligence.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

February 2017 : UK Hardback

Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
ISBN: 1-4448-3142-9 / 978-1-4448-3142-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood
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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
ISBN: 1-78378-308-7 / 978-1-78378-308-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granta Books
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July 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
ISBN: 1-78378-307-9 / 978-1-78378-307-6 (UK edition)
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
ISBN: 1-4893-5170-1 / 978-1-4893-5170-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
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July 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
ISBN: 1-4893-5171-X / 978-1-4893-5171-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda audio
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July 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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July 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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July 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2016 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Tidal Zone
Author(s): Sarah Moss
Publisher: Granta Books
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