Dark River

By Rym Kechacha,

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Book description

Doggerland, 6200 BC. As rivers rise, young mother Shaye follows her family to a sacred oak grove, hoping that an ancient ritual will save their way of life.

London, AD 2156. In a city ravaged by the rising Thames, Shante hopes for a visa that will allow her to flee…

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1 author picked Dark River as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This thrilling novel explores what we would do in the face of eco-catastrophe in a really unique way. Two young women—one in Doggerland in 6200 BC and the other in London in 2156find themselves fleeing to save themselves and their children as the world they’ve always known becomes uninhabitable. The trick of using the same landscape, separated by eight thousand years brings a wonderful sense of perspective to the story, and to our own place in the world.

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