Crimson China by Betsy Tobin


Fiction, hardback, 320pp.

As heard on BBC Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime.

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“A triumph” – Daily Mail

“Beautifully written” – The Independent

Synopsis: On a freezing night in February, a woman wades into the waters of Morecambe Bay in a drunken bid to commit suicide. Braced for death, she finds herself instead saving a man’s life – a young Chinese cockle picker, one of the only survivors of a tragic mass drowning. Text from Goodreads. Fictionalised story based around the tragic true story of the 2004 event.

Author: Betsy Tobin
Title: Crimson China
Publisher: Short Books
ISBN: 9781907595042
Original Publication Date: 2010
This Edition Published: 2010 (first edition)
Binding: Hardback
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Additional information

Weight 0.493 kg
Dimensions 23 × 15 × 3 cm

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