Swimming Home

  • by Deborah Levy
  • Narrated by Juliet Aubrey
  • 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Shortlisted for: UK Author of the year – Specsavers National Book Awards 2012
As he arrives with his family at the villa in the hills above Nice, Joe sees a body in the swimming pool. But the girl is very much alive. She is Kitty Finch: a self-proclaimed botanist with green-painted fingernails, walking naked out of the water and into their holiday. Why is she there? What does she want from them? And why does Joe’s wife allow her to remain?


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Swimming Home

This is the best of this years Booker short list outside of Hillary Mantel's historic victory. This novel starts rather pretentiously but finally wins the reader over with its wicked wit, icy cool characters and cinematic narrative. Stay with it - it's worth it!
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- MR

unexpected pleasure

What a lyrical and poetically written story. Vivid characters thrown together in what was almost an Agatha Christie setting - an isolated house in France with a very small cast of characters. And an unexpected ending which I had to play again. Highly recommended.
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- Helen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-10-2012
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks