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#Review: Wavewalker by Suzanne Heywood

Author: Suzanne Heywood
Publisher: William Collins
Rating: 4/5

“Wavewalker” is a captivating memoir that takes readers on an extraordinary journey through the tumultuous life of Suzanne Heywood. From setting sail with her family at the tender age of seven for what was supposed to be a three-year voyage around the world, Suzanne’s life unfolds as a decade-long adventure filled with storms, shipwrecks, isolation, and the absence of formal education. The book is a gripping account of her survival in the face of incredible challenges, where safety, friendships, schooling, and even access to drinking water were often luxuries beyond reach.

Suzanne Heywood’s story is one of resilience and determination. Despite her hardships during her unconventional upbringing, she maintained an unwavering desire for education and stability. Her pursuit of knowledge, against all odds, eventually led her to secure an interview at Oxford University and return to the UK, a testament to her indomitable spirit.

The narrative, skillfully penned by the bestselling author of “What Does Jeremy Think?”, offers a raw and unfiltered look into the highs and lows of Suzanne’s life at sea. It delves into the challenges she faced, both physically and emotionally, and how she found the strength to navigate a path toward a brighter future.

Suzanne Heywood’s transformation from a child deprived of the most basic necessities to a successful business leader is inspiring. Her resilience in the face of adversity is a powerful reminder of the human capacity for growth and triumph.

In “Wavewalker,” Suzanne Heywood shares a deeply personal and powerful story that will resonate with readers who appreciate tales of courage, determination, and the triumph of the human spirit. This memoir is a testament to the enduring power of the human will to overcome even the most daunting obstacles life can throw in one’s path.

P.S. A star deducted as memoir is not my favourite genre.

Nevertheless, Wavewalker is bold yet stirring. Go for it!

Best wishes to the author!

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