A Richard and Judy bookclub favourite Goodreads historical category winner The New York Times bestseller Soon to be a major film starring Michael Fassbender and Alice Vikander. "Extraordinary and heartrending". (MARKUS ZUSAK, author of The Book Thief). A boat washes up on the shore of a remote lighthouse keeper's island. It holds a dead man - and a crying baby. The only two islanders, Tom and his wife Izzy, are about to make a devastating decision. They break the rules and follow their hearts. What happens next will break yours. "Unforgettable". (Guardian). "A moving read ...be prepared to weep". (New York Times).