BOOK: Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel (Picador)
There’s a misdirection, or ambiguity, about this
book’s title: the Sea of Tranquility isn’t a body of water at all, but a
low-lying part of the moon where Apollo 11 landed in 1969. So, Neil Armstrong
didn’t walk on water; nonetheless, this new novel by Emily St. John Mandel has
enough near-miracles to maintain intrigue to its very end.