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Where the World Ends

A harrowing story of survival based on an actual 18th-century event, Where the World Ends is a stunning literary achievement.

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Review of ‘Where the World Ends’

A harrowing story of survival based on an actual 18th-century event is brought to life by British author Geraldine McCaughrean, winner of the Michael L. Printz Award for The White Darkness. As in that book, which was set in Antarctica, Where the World Ends takes place in a harsh, unfamiliar landscape: the St. Kilda archipelago, a…

Behind the Book by Geraldine McCaughrean

Geraldine McCaughrean’s Where the World Ends is a harrowing survival story based on an actual 18th-century event that occurred on St. Kilda, a remote island off the coast of northern Scotland. Here, the Printz Award-winning author explains why she did not go to the island in order to research her book.


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