The Lifeboat: A Novel

The Lifeboat: A Novel

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Grace Winter, 22, is both a newlywed and a widow. She is also on trial for her life.

In the summer of 1914, the elegant ocean liner carrying her and her husband Henry across the Atlantic suffers a mysterious explosion. Setting aside his own safety, Henry secures Grace a place in a lifeboat, which the survivors quickly realize is over capacity. For any to live, some must die.

As the castaways battle the elements, and each other, Grace recollects the unorthodox way she… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

Grace Winter, the antiheroine of Charlotte Rogan’s impressive, harrowing first novel, “The Lifeboat,” is nothing if not a survivor. Twenty-two years old and clearly very attractive, she narrates the book with panache — and a good dose of unreliability — insisting she lives by the principle “God helps those who help themselves.”

As it turns out, some were indeed doomed. But the sea was not the culprit. In the end, the mortal threat was mortal itself — yet another metaphor for those of us still here in the metaphorical lifeboat.

Book Details  

Publisher: Reagan Arthur Books (April 03, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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