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The Mermaid of Black Conch

A Love Story: Costa Book of the Year 2020

Monique Roffey

(author)

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Aycayia, a beautiful young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid, has been swimming the Caribbean Sea for centuries. And she is entranced by David and his song.
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March 1976: St Constance, a tiny Caribbean village on the island of Black Conch, at the start of the rainy season. A fisherman sings to himself in his pirogue, waiting for a catch but attracts a sea-dweller he doesn't expect. Aycayia, a beautiful young woman cursed by jealous wives to live as a mermaid, has been swimming the Caribbean Sea for centuries. And she is entranced by this man David and his song.
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Book publisherPeepal Tree Press Ltd
Publication date2 Apr 2020
FormatPaperback
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