The Sea Between Us
After finishing Emylia Hall’s beautiful The Sea Between Us. I feel like I’ve been on a journey with the characters. It’s one of those books that you become engrossed in the story. When the characters laugh, you laugh with them, when the characters cry, you also shed a tear or two. I was on a roller-coaster of emotions with this book. When I came to the last page, I was sad, so very sad that my time with these two wonderful characters, and their families was at an end.
Don’t you love a book that makes you feel like that?
So let me give you a brief overview of what the book is about. It spans about seven years, covering the lives and loves of the two main characters, Robyn and Jago. Their families are interspersed throughout the story, adding a lovely richness to the book. It all starts when Robyn moves to the house next door to Jago and his family. The houses are in one of the most rural parts of Cornwall. It’s not any Cornwall, it’s the non-touristy bit. The bit with the bedraggled coves and strips of beach that only the locals know about.
Robyn has a bit of an accident whilst learning to surf and Jago comes to her rescue. The story then moves through their lives and how they entwine through the following years.
I love this book as the characters are real and deep. There aren’t too many characters either. It’s very easy to follow the actions and throughout the book I found myself trying to read faster and faster so I can find out what happens next. The descriptions of the locations are vivid and I can imagine the places Emylia describes. The Sea Between Us is a gorgeous book full of loveliness and it’s one of those books I could read again in the future as the plot is so enjoyable, even though not happy all of the time (you have been warned).
So if you are looking for a good chick-lit read with a deep emotional attachment, then look no further than The Sea Between Us. I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.
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