Two young people against the world . . . ammy s kitchen table is tilting. Her house is sinking into the ground, and the sun just won t stop shining. But no one seems to notice. In Alaska, things are changing fast- the permafrost is melting, temperatures are soaring, and the snow doesn t come until Christmas. When Tammy s cousin George disappears, it is Tammy who discovers him, hiding away from the world. As their strange, erotic connection intensifies, it becomes clear that George is involved in something terrible and dangerous Susannah Waters atmospheric tale of a young girl obsessed with the symptoms of global warming is set on a stunning landscape that highlights what we stand to lose. It tells of the passion between two young people who refuse to sit and watch the planet die
Susannah Waters' first novel, Long Gone Anybody, published in 2004, was shortlisted for the Guildford Southern Arts Award. Formerly an opera singer, Susannah now lives with her family in Lewes, where she writes full time and is the Artistic Director of Paddock Productions. She is an Associate Tutor in Creative Writing at the University of Sussex.