By Austin Aslan
During this fast moving survival tale set in Hawaii, electronics fail world wide, the islands develop into thoroughly remoted, and an odd starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their domestic at the significant Island. Leilani’s epilepsy holds a clue to the catastrophe, if in simple terms they could continue to exist because the islands revert to prior ways.
A strong tale enriched through attention-grabbing components of Hawaiian ecology, tradition, and battle, this eye-catching and dramatic debut from Austin Aslan is the 1st of 2 novels. the writer has a master’s measure in tropical conservation biology from the college of Hawaii at Hilo.
Praise for Islands on the finish of the World:
“A riveting story of belonging, relatives, overcoming perceived obstacles, and discovering a home.”--School Library Journal, Starred
"Aslan’s debut honors Hawaii’s specified cultural strengths--family ties and love of domestic, amplified via geography and history--while ultimate precise to a style that affirms the mysterious grandeur of the universe ready to be discovered."--Kirkus experiences, Starred
"Aslan’s debut is a riveting story of belonging, relations, overcoming perceived obstacles, and discovering a home."--School Library Journal, Starred
From the Hardcover edition.