Author: Mark Tuohy
Release Date: November 2021
When Michael jumps into the Thames it is only the beginning of his story. He is about to embark on an journey that will take him from London to the west of Ireland. The people he meets and the discoveries he makes along the way will help him turn his life around.
Michael is nineteen and lives with his grandmother Margaret, but when she dies his fragile world falls apart. After a stay in a hostel he sets off or Ireland determined to find Margaret’s old house in Connemara. The house is a place he associates with happy childhood holidays before his mother left.
Narrated in Michael’s highly individual voice The Tide is the story of a young man making sense of the world, coming back from the brink and embracing life again.
About the Author
Mark Tuohy is an award-winning playwright (Bush Theatre New Playwright Award) and an established writer of radio drama for the BBC. His work includes Supermarket Kisses, The Lights, This Is My Car Park, The Milk Race and Westway a continuing drama series on the World Service. He has more recently focused on writing novels. The Tide is his first novel and his second, Tiny Stars, is due to be published in 2022. He is also a musician and lives in Cumbria.
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