About this book
A novel from a Swedish author, written in English, which explores the island of St Kilda. Beginning in 1830, it follows Lizzie, a young woman who marries a minister and sets out to St Kilda in the hope of converting the islanders to Christianity. 'A beautiful story of love and loss, precise, subtle, spiritually alive' Andrew O'Hagan
1830. A young woman marries a minister and accompanies him to the remote island of St Kilda in the hope of converting the islanders to Christianity.