Cold Skin


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by Albert Sánchez Pinol
published by Canongate


On the edge of the Antarctic Circle, in the years after World War One, a steamship approaches a desolate island. On board is a young man on his way to assume the post of weather observer, to live in solitude for a year at the end of the earth. But on shore he finds no trace of the man whom he has been sent to replace, just a deranged castaway who has witnessed a horror he refuses to name. The rest is woods, a deserted cabin, rocks, silence and the surrounding sea. Then night begins to fall...

- paperback: 240 pages
- product dimension: 129 x 198 mm
- ISBN: 9781782117179