17 January 2019, Jonathan Cape

Available online from Penguin and Amazon.

Slack-Tide is about a love that arrives unbidden in the wake of a tragedy. It is beautifully written and had me sobbing.”

Alex Preston, Observer, Books to Look Out for in 2019


Slack-Tide takes us on an urgent journey and kept me reading late into the night.”

Esther Freud


“Dymott’s slim little novel packs a very precise punch.”

Zoë Apostolides, Financial Times

“A compelling and beautiful reflection on the stories that hold us together and keep us apart.”

Sarah Moss


“Elanor Dymott charts the troublesome map of human desire through her deliberate navigation of a passionate love affair. Slack-Tide is hypnotically compelling.”

Marina Benjamin


“I finished Slack-Tide last night after a rather heady, intense few days of reading.  Elanor writes with such lucidity and precision; her characters, setting and premise very real and involving –  I enjoyed it immensely.”

Laura Barnett

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