Cold Skin, Paperback Book


'A troubling, hammering and glorious novel' DAVID MITCHELL On the edge of the Antarctic Circle, in the years after World War One, a steamship approaches a desolate island.

On board is a young man on his way to assume the post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the earth.

But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, just a deranged castaway who has witnessed a horror he refuses to name.

The rest is woods, a deserted cabin, rocks, silence and the surrounding sea.

Then night begins to fall . . .




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