Sea Change (Paperback)

By Jeremy Page

Penguin Books, 9780143119845, 288pp.

Publication Date: October 25, 2011

December 2010 Indie Next List

“Guy lives on an old barge, trolling around the North Sea's coast, lost in more ways than one. Five years earlier, his young daughter was killed in an accident and his marriage did not survive long after her death. Every night Guy sits in his boat and writes a diary of what might have been, each entry far more real to him than the physical world. A chance encounter with another woman and her daughter gives him a glimpse of a possible future. The question is, has that glimpse has come in time?”
— Jackie Blem, Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO
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"A moving portrait of a father who, unable to save what he most loved, tried to save what could have been." -The Atlanta Journal- Constitution

From the acclaimed author of Salt comes this exquisitely written and deeply haunting novel of love and family. When a terrible tragedy changes his family forever, Guy-alone and searching for answers-embarks in his old barge on the stormy waters of the North Sea, writing in his diary about the man he might have been and the family he should have had. His voyage unfolds in unexpected ways, and when he meets two women at sea on a similar quest, Guy realizes that it just might be possible to begin his life again.

About the Author

Jeremy Page has worked as a screenwriter and script editor for the BBC and Film Four and currently teaches creative writing at the University of East Anglia. He lives in London.