Here is one book that is in a magical category of one, a truly outstanding, resonant and original work that breaks the mould of storytelling. It tells an intimate, everyday tale of grief, unrequited love, attachment and loss through the voices of an irresistible range of characters. Told in beautiful, direct language, the story has universal and immediate appeal -surprising, heartbreaking, sexy, funny, poetic and quite simply unputdownable.Reminiscent of Under Milk Wood for the range of its voices, its earthly humour and its poignancy, The Same Sea is pure joy to read, full of echoes and illusions yet with an astonishing immediacy and a powerful charge.
THE SAME SEA is not hard to read. However, because of the style in which it is written, it would lend itself to being read more than once. For sure, it deserves to be read at least a first time!