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Migrations

A Novel

by Charlotte McConaghy

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Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy
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  • First Published:
    Aug 2020, 272 pages
    Paperback:
    Jul 6, 2021, 288 pages

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A complex, ambitious and captivating novel that considers troubling environmental destruction alongside poignant self-reckoning.

Migrations, Australian author Charlotte McConaghy's literary fiction debut, earned a notably high average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from our 41 First Impressions reviewers.

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Written with profound insight, Migrations tells the story of Franny Stone's quest to follow the endangered Arctic tern migration from Greenland to the Weddell Sea near the Antarctic Peninsula (Marilyn G). Migrations is a compelling story of the possible future of wildlife extinction. As Franny follows the last of the Arctic terns during their migration we are drawn into her past story and yet apprehensive of her current journey (Carol F).

Readers found McConaghy's novel impressively ambitious in its variety of themes and subjects,

The author describes a future we do not want. But her bleak vision is only one element of this engrossing story. The novel is also a warm combination ...

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