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M. L. Stedman M. L. Stedman i(A146183 works by) (a.k.a. Margo Stedman)
Born: Established: Western Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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M. L. Stedman grew up and was educated in Perth. She has lived and worked in London for an extended period.

Stedman began writing in the late 1990s while working as a lawyer in London. Her first published story was 'Flight'. She studied creative writing at the University of London and had three novellas published in the Apis Books anthology, Desperate Remedies (2008).

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y separately published work icon The Light between Oceans North Sydney : Vintage Books , 2012 Z1851119 2012 single work novel historical fiction

'This is a story of right and wrong, and how sometimes they look the same ...

'1926. Tom Sherbourne is a young lighthouse keeper on a remote island off Western Australia. The only inhabitants of Janus Rock, he and his wife Isabel live a quiet life, cocooned from the rest of the world.

'One April morning a boat washes ashore carrying a dead man and a crying infant - and the path of the couple's lives hits an unthinkable crossroads.

'Only years later do they discover the devastating consequences of the decision they made that day - as the baby's real story unfolds...' (From the publisher's website.)

2014 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2013 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Newcomer of the Year for The Light Between Oceans
2013 winner Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Literary Fiction Book of the Year
2013 winner Indie Awards Book of the Year
2013 longlisted Miles Franklin Literary Award
2013 longlisted ASAL Awards ALS Gold Medal
2013 winner Indie Awards Debut Fiction
2013 winner Booksellers Choice Award
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