Our House Is On Fire

Our House Is On Fire
Our House Is On Fire
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This book is a portrait of a family and a planet in crisis. Written by the Thunberg family about their realisation of the connection between their own personal suffering and that of the planet's, this book is a closer look at what motivates them to speak up and to act. Made up of written snapshots, this book gives a clearer picture of the Thunbergs in crisis but also of families everywhere.

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Life is about more than just surviving...

An unforgettable, inventive, and riveting epic saga about a mother, her daughter and their struggle to survive in a post-apocalyptic flooded world, which signals the arrival of an extraordinary new talent.


It's 2031, and the world has been utterly transformed. After years of rising floodwaters, all that's left is an archipelago of mountaintop colonies surrounded by a deep expanse of open water. Civilization as it once was is gone. Bands of pirates roam the waters, in search of goods and women to breed. Some join together to create a new kind of society, while others sail alone, barely surviving.

Myra and her young daughter, Pearl, survive by fishing from their small boat, visiting small hamlets and towns on dry land to trade for supplies and information. The sole purpose of Myra's existence is to protect Pearl, while mourning the loss of her oldest daughter, Row, who was kidnapped during the last terrifying storm surge.

For eight years Myra has searched for the girl that she knows, in her bones and her heart, still lives. In a violent confrontation with a stranger, Myra hears that Row was last seen in a far-off encampment of raiders on the coast of what used to be Greenland. Throwing aside her usual caution, she and Pearl embark on a perilous voyage into the icy northern seas to rescue her.

A compulsively readable novel of dark despair and soaring hope, After the Flood is a magnificent, exhilarating, action-packed, and sometimes frightening odyssey laced with wonder - an affecting and wholly original saga, both redemptive and astonishing.

Paperback.

288 pages. 

Published by Penguin Random House.

Non-fiction (all ages); activism/environment.

Written by Malena and Beata Ernman Svante and Greta Thunberg.

21.5cm x 13.5cm. 

Greta Thunberg is a climate crisis activist from Sweden. Together with her father, Svante, her mother, Malena, and her sister, Beata, she has dedicated her life to protecting the living planet.

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