A young woman walks out on her life, taking only her young daughter. She drives down to the seaside and they spend the first night camping on the beach. The next day, they cross the border and stop in a small Spanish town. And there they stay. The old life of routine and immobility is transformed into one of freedom and fluidity. Mother and daughter play on the beach, go for walks, eat ice cream. They watch the ocean. And they make new contacts: with the owner of the flat, with a swimming instructor who is teaching the ...

Breathing Underwater 2002, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571209149


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Breathing Underwater 2001, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571203284