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Swimming at Night | [Lucy Clarke]

Swimming at Night

Katie’s world is shattered by the news that her headstrong, bohemian younger sister Mia has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. The authorities say Mia jumped - that her death was a suicide. Although they hadn’t spoken since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would take her own life. Distraught that they never made peace, she leaves behind her orderly life in London and embarks on a journey to find the truth.
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Publisher's Summary

In this dark, gripping debut novel of family, secrets, and loss, a young woman travels the globe to retrace the final months of her sister’s life, searching for answers about her death.

Katie’s world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister, Mia, has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. The authorities say that Mia jumped—that her death was a suicide.

Although they hadn’t spoken to one another since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would take her own life. Distraught that they never made peace, Katie leaves behind her orderly, sheltered life in London and embarks on a journey to find the truth. With only the entries of Mia’s tattered travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister’s life, and—page by page, country by country—begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death.

Weaving together the exotic settings and suspenseful twists of Alex Garland's The Beach with a powerful tale of familial love in the spirit of Rosamund Lupton's Sister, Swimming at Night is a fast-paced, accomplished, and gripping debut.

©2013 Lucy Clarke (P)2013 Blackstone Audio, Inc

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    Delah Palm Desert, CA, United States 05-22-13
    Delah Palm Desert, CA, United States 05-22-13 Member Since 2011

    Which came first... the books or the glasses?

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    Too much melodrama. This is an example of an author that has an idea. Opens with an interesting beginning and then fills the book with a lot of filler (because she doesn't have much to say) waiting to get to the end. You ever watch DWTS or Amer Idol on results show night? You watch an hour of filler waiting for the last 5 min to see who goes home. I was out walking listening to this book and started talking out loud saying "ok, let's move this along". There was a guy in his back yard, (while I was walking) he may have heard me. lol. This woman (in the book) arrived at the San Francisco airport and instead of the author saying she arrived, retrieved her luggage and left, she spent paragraph after paragraph (after paragraph) about all the folks in the airport, what they looked like, what their luggage looked like, how they might resemble their luggage, who they might be meeting at the airport, who looked like they were meeting their sister at the airport (this woman had just lost her sister) and what their greetings looked like. I mean! I could not. This book was making me irritable. I had to stop. I do not listen to books to get irritated. I could not finish this book.

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    Julia San Mateo, CA, United States 03-19-13
    Julia San Mateo, CA, United States 03-19-13 Member Since 2012
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    Where does Swimming at Night rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Swimming at Night is a wonderful book...A great tale of two sisters and the struggles that a sibling relationship can go through.


    What about Fiona Hardingham’s performance did you like?

    I love the way Fiona Hardingham pronounces words and her voice is extremely pleasant to listen to.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes.


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